Voluntary Aid Detachment


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Voluntary Aid Detachment

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1. (Medicine) (in World War I) an organization of British women volunteers who assisted in military hospitals and ambulance duties. Abbreviation: VAD
2. (Military) (in World War I) an organization of British women volunteers who assisted in military hospitals and ambulance duties. Abbreviation: VAD
3. (Historical Terms) (in World War I) an organization of British women volunteers who assisted in military hospitals and ambulance duties. Abbreviation: VAD
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Also commemorated are the 10 ladies of the Mountsorrel Branch of the St John's Ambulance who served in the Voluntary Aid Detachments including three in military hospitals in France and two more at military hospitals here in England.
The reverse is inscribed Drivers in Aunt May's Red X Ambulance Group at Le Treport 1916 (Mr Andrew Read) Waiting No 1 Ambulance Flotilla moored at Rouen with staff and casualties still on board Trial run An RAMC volunteer unit training at Bordon Camp, Hampshire, 1910 Going through the drills A training event of a local Voluntary Aid Detachment in Lockerbie, left Stories The new book tells the tales of Dr Andrew Fisher Calwell and Pte Archibald Douglas, below Duty George Robinson, Army Service Corps, serving with the 42nd Motor Ambulance Convoy Ready to do their bit Voluntary Aid Detachment in Dumfries Put through their paces London Company RAMC ( Volunteers), photographed at a training camp
Trevor Parkhill, Editor The First World War diaries of Emma Duffin: Belfast Voluntary Aid Detachment Nurse Four Courts Press, 2014.
Rank: Nurse Regiment: Voluntary Aid Detachment Age: 35 Date of death: 13-2-1919 Buried at: Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles
Included are rolls of more than 2700 women and men, past and present, of the RNZNC, and Voluntary Aid Detachment members, who served in New Zealand military hospitals during World War One and New Zealand nurses who served in other military nursing services and organisations in both World Wars.
When she came to Canada she became a member of the Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD).
But war intervenes, and whilst he goes to the Front, Poppy is persuaded to become a Voluntary Aid Detachment nurse, tending the wounded Tommies who are sent home from the battlefield.
One features a number of films relating to the district, including images of dinner time at a VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment) hospital, a ceremonial donation of an ambulance to the war effort, and the unveiling of the Southport War Memorial.
such as manor houses and halls They included venues across Coventry and Warwickshire such as manor houses and halls which were transformed into VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment) hospitals staffed predominantly by volunteers.
She's a suffragist." " Believing it's wonderful that there are young women in theweek Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD), "Joan feels they should have more work, more chores and be more hands on", adds the actress.
Byline: The Voluntary Aid Detachment were more than Very Adorable Darlings, says Claire Murphy

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