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Caring on the Home Front - Volunteer memories from World War Two


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Work of VADs


VAD Nurses with Service men on the terrace of a JWO Convalescent Home

VAD staffing a Mobile Unit, which gave First Aid and help to civilians during the Blitz

Woman ambulance driver getting into a JWO ambulance

VAD nurses running a First Aid Post during the Blitz

Contents of a ‘Comforts’ bag sent to a recovering Service man or woman by the JWO

‘Hospital Train’ by E Dunbar (courtesy of the Imperial War Museum). There is a British Red Cross and a St. John Ambulance nurse in the foreground