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WW1 Canadian Nursing Sisters just before an operation – no Service Dress here but still wearing their veil.

WW1 Canadian Nursing Sisters just before an operation – no Service Dress here but still wearing their veil.

Amelia Earhart, Toronto,1917. Amelia found she was not a nurse however, and left the school.

Amelia Earhart, Toronto,1917. Amelia found she was not a nurse however, and left the school.

Nurses, doctors and patients at a CCS Google Image Result for http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/ap/a/a000069.jpg

Nurses, doctors and patients at a CCS Google Image Result for http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/ap/a/a000069.jpg

Margaret Bartlett Guildford began working in a burn unit and ended the war by nursing concentration camp victims. Nurses had no trouble getting into the armed forces. They performed what was considered to be a natural role for women: caring for others. They even served with the Canadian Army in the First World War. About 4,500 of them served the armed forces in WW2, and they had the most demanding job of all. These were the women who tended the wounded, some of whom were terribly injured ~

Margaret Bartlett Guildford began working in a burn unit and ended the war by nursing concentration camp victims. Nurses had no trouble getting into the armed forces. They performed what was considered to be a natural role for women: caring for others. They even served with the Canadian Army in the First World War. About 4,500 of them served the armed forces in WW2, and they had the most demanding job of all. These were the women who tended the wounded, some of whom were terribly injured ~

RCAF Nursing Sister, dark uniform, 18 Dec 1943.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3583106)

RCAF Nursing Sister, dark uniform, 18 Dec 1943. (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3583106)

Capping ceremony, Providence Hospital School of Nursing, Portland, Oregon, 1950s by Providence Archives, Seattle, via Flickr

Capping ceremony, Providence Hospital School of Nursing, Portland, Oregon, 1950s by Providence Archives, Seattle, via Flickr

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