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A Nurse's Story

I was 18 1/2, had just started nursing training and was on the veneral disease ward for solders... One...

A Nurse in the Blitz: In Liverpool

I was a student nurse at Sefton General Hospital, Smithdown Rd, Liverpool, during the May Blitz of 1941....

Memories Of a VAD at Berrington

I left Berrington on the morning of D Day for the Nightingale Training School at St Thomas's Hospital...

Nursing at Alder Hey

Eventually, the hospital started to take German soldiers; British officers were stood on guard outside to...

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Our surprise reunion in Bangalore

I went to India on the Winchester Castle. We were sent down to South India to Bangalore....

Finding Love At Netley

When WW2 broke, my mother was in the first group as a Sister in the Queen Alexandra's to be sent to...

Nursing in the War

Mary worked as a Red Cross Nurse at Clatterbridge Hospital on the Wirral during the war. Initially she...

Osmaston Manor, Red Cross Hospital

Early on in the War, Osmaston Manor, the then home of Sir Ian and Lady Walker-Okeover, was turned into a...

Ambulance Service

Part of her duties was to get the dead and the injured out of the bombed buildings. A more pleasant side of...

Gloucester Hospitalicon for Story with photo

I was a nurse at the hospital at the GRI, The Gloucester Royal Infirmary in 1940, then I moved to the City...

Teaching and Nursing during the War

Unemployed girls had to register with the Ministry and 400 girls were registered with 7 staff based near...

My Grandparents in WW2: Two Medical Students and a Miner

My Grandad in WW2 was a medical student at Great Ormand Street Hospital in London... My Granny was also a...

Nursing in London and Exeter

I was a nurse during the war, working in both Exeter and London....

Limbs Everywhere

One day she was sent on what promised to be a very distressing mission as a large number of arms and legs...

Betty Kent Mascollicon for Story with photo

Betty Mascoll lived a life of community service in Grenada. Lived in the Morne Fendue Plantation, Grenada....

My Medical Examinationicon for Story with photo

My Medical Examination...

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Recollections of a Nurse in World War II - Part 2

At the end of my first year I was despatched to work as a junior theatre nurse. My theatre team at this...

Mildred Joan Tulip I: my experiences as a VAD nurseicon for Story with photo

Mildred Joan Tulip I : my experiences as a VAD nurse. Tod in the meantime had left to nurse in India: I...

Last Chaptericon for Story with photo

On the other side were the PELOPPORS ; they started to shoot at us and we had to put the kids under...

Nursing Stories from the War

More women were getting jobs linked more directly to the war, so when the opportunity arose, Ethel accepted...

Tented Hospital

For this, one of the Regular Army Sisters in our unit reported me to Matron... My reply was that when we...

A Nurse's Beginning

I was a young 18-year-old nurse working in the Civil Nursing Reserve, at Botleys Park War Hospital, before...

Escape from France

In due course I was given my orders to report to the Matron of Nutley Military hospital on the edge of...

Theatre Sister On Hospital Ship Number Six

The Chief Officer was Bernard Soep, whom I later married. I sent a message to the Chief Officer asking for...

7) Mouth gags and tongue clips

We had three theatres in the main hospital building and one theatre down at the other end of the hospital,...

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