VAD Unit Composition

Men's detachments comprised of  

One Commandant

 Medical Officers

One Quartermaster


Four Section Leaders

Forty Eight Men

Ladies Detachments comprised of

One Commandant ( Could be male or female)

One Quartermaster (Could be male or female)

One or two Lady Superintendents ( Usually a trained Nurse)

Four women qualified as cooks

Twenty women including two trained nurses