|World War 1 VAD Recruitment Poster|
But lets return to August 1914 when the British Red Cross formed the Joint War Committee with the Order of St John and the War Illustrated edition of 22nd August devoted a page to "Woman's Healing Work Amongst the Wounded"
|"Group of Red Cross nurses at Newport in the Isle of Wight"|
which took me on a fascinating journey through the Internet where I discovered the story of the ship 'Liberty' and the eccentric Tredegar family but more of this later.
1. List of Auxiliary Hospitals in the UK During the First World War