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#1 Retlaw

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 05:25 PM


If any one is interested in Nurses, during WW1, there is a book of Silver War Badges,
that is just for Nurses, first name is Florence Hall Q.M.A.A.C. 380 pages.
Didn't think Nurses would need a Silver War Badge.
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Posted 08 April 2012 - 05:38 PM

Nurses in the Great War were exposed to and often victims of bombing's, accidents, disease and even handling mustard gas saturated soldiers clothes.

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 05:39 PM

Never knew they were issued to women, services rendered is what the badge signifys and those nurses certainly gave stirling service.john

#4 archangel9

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 05:50 PM

Also available on Ancestry e.g.

No. 94. Hall, Florence May. W.A.A.C.. Badge No. - 374635. Enlisted 2/4/17. Discharged 6/2/18. Cause - Medical Grounds. Whether served Overseas - Yes.

though I'm not sure if the series is complete.

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#5 KateH

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 05:19 AM

Pardon my ignorance, but I didn't think that there were nurses in the QMAAC?? Are there other services listed that are not QMAAC?
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Posted 11 April 2012 - 09:15 AM

I have a Silver War Badge to a member of the WRNS.

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#7 Sue Light

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 11:00 AM

The SWB volume for nurses (WO29/3253) is now online with all the others at Ancestry, and searchable with original images. I assume all the other women's services are as well

Ancestry SWB search

(for those with a subscription)

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