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Nurse - help dating and identifying uniform
« on: Wednesday 07 August 13 11:28 BST (UK) »
Hi. We are trying to work out which family member this is. We would like to know if it's possible to work out the date, and if anything can be identified from the nurses uniform she is wearing.

Many thanks, Ann

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Re: Nurse - help dating and identifying uniform
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 07 August 13 15:13 BST (UK) »
Can we see all of it + back ?
Warks:Ashford;Cadby;Clarke;Clifford;Cooke Copage;Easthope;
Edmonds;Felton;Colledge;Lutwyche;Mander(s);May;Poole;Withers.
Staffs.Edmonds;Addison;Duffield;Webb;Fisher;Archer
Salop:Easthope,Eddowes,Hoorde,Oteley,Vernon,Talbot,De Neville.
Notts.Clarke;Redfearne;Treece.
Som.May;Perriman;Cox
India Kane;Felton;Cadby
London.Haysom.
Lancs.Gay.
Worcs.Coley;Mander;Sawyer.
Kings of Wessex & Scotland
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Re: Nurse - help dating and identifying uniform
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 07 August 13 15:26 BST (UK) »
I don't have the photo at hand at the moment, but it has an embossed stamp on the front with the photographers address - 96 Barking Road, East Ham.

Ann


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Re: Nurse - help dating and identifying uniform
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 07 August 13 15:31 BST (UK) »
I am almost certain she is a St. Johns V.A.D. nurse.
Southern or Southan [Hereford , Monmouthshire & Glos], Jenkins, Meredith and Morgan [Monmouthshire and Glos.], Murrill, Damary, Damry, Ray, Lawrence [all Middx. & London], Nethway from Kenn or Yatton. Also Riley and Lyons in South Africa and Riley from St. Helena.
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Re: Nurse - help dating and identifying uniform
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 07 August 13 15:40 BST (UK) »
Thank you for that, it will give us something to work from.

Ann

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Re: Nurse - help dating and identifying uniform
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 07 August 13 15:59 BST (UK) »
http://www.photodetective.co.uk/VAD.html

Although the brassard was normally worn on the left sleeve and not as in your pic.
Southern or Southan [Hereford , Monmouthshire & Glos], Jenkins, Meredith and Morgan [Monmouthshire and Glos.], Murrill, Damary, Damry, Ray, Lawrence [all Middx. & London], Nethway from Kenn or Yatton. Also Riley and Lyons in South Africa and Riley from St. Helena.
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Re: Nurse - help dating and identifying uniform
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 07 August 13 16:31 BST (UK) »
Thank you for the link, very interesting. I wonder why she was wearing the armband on the opposite arm.

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Re: Nurse - help dating and identifying uniform
« Reply #7 on: Wednesday 07 August 13 17:11 BST (UK) »
This looks a more natural pose .
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Re: Nurse - help dating and identifying uniform
« Reply #8 on: Wednesday 07 August 13 17:33 BST (UK) »
Yes, it does indeed. I take it the photographer printed it reversed? I've found an entry of a medal card for a Eliza Smith -  Voluntary Aid Detachment Corps on the National Archives site. This matches one of the two people we thought it may be.