Voluntary Aid Detachment Nurses & Hospitals (VAD)

 

Index to Individual VAD Hospitals in Essex

VAD Hospitals in Essex

 

VAD History

Brief History

VAD formation in 1909

 

World War One Hospitals

Christmas 1914 in VAD hospitals

Discord between VAD and Trained Nurses

Trained Nurses posted to VAD Hospitals 1914/15

Trained Nurses posted to VAD Hospitals 1916

Trained nurses posted to VAD hospitals 1917/18

VAD Hospitals day to day life

 

World War One VAD Units

VAD at the start of World War One

VAD Units day to day life

VAD Manpower Composition

VAD units in Essex during WW1

VAD uniform

Essex Territorial Church Parade Sunday

 

Medals and Awards

Medals and Awards available to VAD members for WW1 service

MBE's awarded to VAD members after WW1

OBE's awarded to VAD members after WW1

Royal Red Cross Medals awarded to VAD Nurses

Commendation of VAD members after the war

Red Cross Service Medal awards for Colchester area

Red Cross War Medals presented in 1922 at Buckhurst Hill

Red Cross War Medals presented in 1922 at Chigwell

Red Cross War Medals presented in 1922 at Epping

Red Cross War Medals presented in 1922 at Loughton

Red Cross War Medals presented in 1922 at Theydon Bois

Red Cross War Medals presented in 1922 at Waltham Abbey

Long Service medals presented in 1924 to Maldon VAD

Long Service medals presented in 1933 to Colchester area VAD

 

Find out more

Where to find out more about the VAD

Guide to Military Nurses in WW1