Monthly Archives: January 2016

January 1916: “No ‘Flaire’ for Nursing”; roles for women in the Voluntary Aid Detachments

By January 1916, Vera Brittain had been nursing for six months. After her initial Red Cross training at home in Buxton, she had been posted to the 1st London General Hospital in Camberwell as a Voluntary Aid Detachment nurse (VAD). … Continue reading

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