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'Irish Nurses in the First World War' a talk given by Dr Phylomena Badsey

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In this month’s talk, Dr Phylomena Badsey, University of Wolverhampton, talks about the role and service of Irish women who served as nurses across all theatres of the Great War. Members of The Western Front Association and non-members are equally welcome. We ask for a modest £4 donation on the door. Any new visitors will be assured of an welcomin…




Auxiliary Hospitals and the role of the VAD Nurses - by Dr Phylomena Badsey

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Rounding the year off in style will be Dr Phylomena Badsey  on "Auxiliary Hospitals and the role of Voluntary Aid Detachment Nurses during the First World War" Dr. Phylomena Badsey MA was awarded her PhD from Kingston University in 2005, its topic "The Political Thought of Vera Brittain" was the pinnacle of many years research into women and the G…


AGM then 'Women on the Western Front' by Dr. Phylomena Badsey

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After the Devon and Cornwall WFA Branch AGM, Dr Phylomena Badsey will give a presentation on Women on the Western Front.   


Vera Brittain - The Militant Pacifist: Misconceptions of her Importance in Military History

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  By Dr. Phylomena H. Badsey Originally published by the Journal of the Centre for First World Studies. Posted here with permission. Vera Brittain (1897-1970) is best known to this audience for her sixth book Testament of Youth An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900-1925, published in 1933 and based on her own war diary, Chronicle of Yout…


A tribute from Vera Britain

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In the spring of 1918 Vera Brittain was based at No.1 Canadian General Hospital. Bomb Damage at No. 1 Canadian General Hospital. Canadian Dept. of Defence / Library and Archives Canada. PA-003747 Vera Brittain wrote at the time: “On April 11th, after a dizzying rush of wounded from the new German offensive at Armentieres, I stumbled up to the …