Vol­un­teer sup­port

The Wokingham Paper - - VIEWPOINTS -

On Sun­day, Novem­ber 11, the peo­ple of the UK will com­mem­o­rate the cen­te­nary of the end of the First World War.

The Bri­tish Red Cross has a near 150-year his­tory of sup­port­ing peo­ple in the UK dur­ing times of cri­sis and, be­tween 1914 and 1918, more than 90,000 peo­ple vol­un­teered for the or­gan­i­sa­tion, work­ing as Vol­un­tary

Aid De­tach­ments (VADs) in aux­il­iary hos­pi­tals at home and overseas.

Most of these vol­un­teers were women and in­cluded such notable

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