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VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment) Ward nurses Uniform set
The Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) was a voluntary unit of civilians providing nursing care for military personnel in the United Kingdom and various other countries in the British Empire. Although VADs were intimately bound up in the war effort, they were not Military Nurses as they were not under the control of the military. The VAD nurses worked in Field hospitals, i.e., close to the battlefield, and in longer-term places of recuperation back in Britain.
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The VAD Ward dress was made of a Grey/Blue cotton Fabric with separate white starched collar and a removable white cotton Apron. A white cotton Ward cap with red cross was worn when on duty with a pair of black service shoes and black tights. To carry to hospital your ID book and sandwiches in the nurse carries a black haversack over here shoulder.
The VADS were drawn from members of the: