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Nursing in London

These included two Naval Officers, her Ladyship's son and his friend to visit her Ladyship and take a...

First aid posts

A bomb had dropped and glass was everywhere very large lady, came staggering in, with a piece a glass stuck...

Kilmarnock's Mobile Operating Theatre

Jean has a memory of the war involving her late father, Mr Tom Nicol of T. Nicol and Sons, haulage...

Bromley Cottage Hospital

When you got all the flying bombs, that gave such a terrific blast, and so many casualties came in with...

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Green Godess

She would tell us how her mother was most annoyed because she would bribe the family butler to ride shot...

A Ludlow VAD storyicon for Story with photo

I remember a bomb being dropped behind St Lawrences church Ludlow... Back in Ludlow late 1942 I had a...

Queen Alexandra Nursing Sistericon for Story with photo

Queen Alexandra Nursing Sister...

Life at the Worcester Royal Hospital

I was a secretary in the Almoner's department at the old Worcester Royal Infirmary when the second...

Hess and Lennox Castle Hospital

During his time at the hospital he was told the story of when Rudolph Hess' plane was shot down in the...

Wartime Memories - Part Five

In October it was apprarent that the Battle of Britain had been won and the enemy switched to bombing all...

Nurse's Memories of D-Day

Margaret Phillips age 79....

Nurses Have A Narrow Escape

My schoolfriend Peg and I began nurse training in 1941 at a small and very busy hospital in North-East...

The Colour Blue

I was working as a nurse at the Wellhouse Hospital, now known as the Barnet General Hospital during the...

Memories of the World War

When my fiancée was on leave from his army training he used to come with me in the ambulance to pick...

Peter Bamford-Wartime Memories.

My father was the Sergeant Mayor of the Home Guard in Crumpsall and my mother was the switchboard operator...

American Military Hospitalicon for Story with photo

After a short spell working in Norwich I got a job working at Wymondham Railway Station in the goods...

First Aid Post

Before the war, the Casualty Commandant, Mr. C.J. Clark arranged for St John's staff and Red Cross...

Cold Nights and Hot Cocoa

Bedford hadn't been hit too bad but we would often see the flashes of incendiary bombs and would scurry...

Military Nursing

One of her most vivid memories was of nursing the stretcher cases brought home from Dunkirk, in a convoy of...

Queen Alexandra Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve Mary Mulry & 2nd Lieutenant Malcolm Morris of the Reinforcement Holding Unit

Queen Alexandra Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve Mary Mulry & 2nd Lieutenant Malcolm Morris of...

From Here....To There #2

Working for Ceag

In 1942 Ceag sent me to Coventry, place called Baffington Fields. We lived in a Nissan hut and had to get a...

War Time Memories

Cathie Maxwell: Experience of a Staff Nurse

After our night duty supper we went to the flat roof of the nurses’ home and saw planes and guiders...

D Day Preparation - Civil Nursing Reserve

At the beginning of the War I was 18 yearsof age and had already joined the British Red Cross Society and...

Why My Grandmother Volunteeredicon for Story with photo

About my Grandmother, Mary Wainwright Canadian citizen, but of British parents She volunteered to t 2nd...

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