Unidentified VAD members, n.d.
Unidentified VAD members, n.d.

Most women from Newfoundland and Labrador who became VADs were not professional nurses. They attended classes in first aid, home nursing, and hygiene with the St. John Ambulance Association and volunteered in hospitals, making beds, taking temperatures, and performing other duties.

Courtesy of the Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador (PANL P13-A1), St. John’s, Newfoundland.
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