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Nurse – 1915

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March 14, 2023 - Posted by | Deltiology, Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , , ,


  1. Due to her style of headgear, I suspect that she might be a VAD (Voluntary Aid Division) member, rather than a nurse. If you ever get the chance to read it, Lyn Macdonald’s “Roses of no man’s land” is an excellent source of information about the medical units of this era.


    Comment by Spankedhortic II | March 14, 2023 | Reply

    • I haven’t seen that one but I’m in the middle of reading A Fine Brother: The Life of Captain Flora Sandes by Louise Miller which is interesting, about the VAD nurses, the Red Cross didn’t shine

      Comment by summertime75 | March 14, 2023 | Reply

      • I haven’t heard of that one. There are so many books about WW I, it is hard to know about them all.


        Comment by Spankedhortic II | March 15, 2023

      • There are, I only bought it because Flora was the only woman to fight in the army, although not the British army during WW1

        Comment by summertime75 | March 15, 2023

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