Records for Civilian Medical Volunteers

British Red Cross

Find First World War volunteers or a Red Cross hospital on a database of over 90,000 records. To search for men and women who volunteered visit the website. The record cards for individuals provide details of when they joined as volunteers and what jobs and roles they carried out.

Website: First World War Volunteers

Friends Ambulance Unit (FAU)

The Friends Ambulance Unit was set up as a volunteer ambulance service in the First World War from 1914 to 1919. There were more than 1000 members in the unit who were Quaker and non-Quaker.

The Friends Ambulance Unit archive is held by the Library of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Visit the website to search

Address: The Library of the Religious Society of Friends, Friends House, 173 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ

Telephone: 020 7663 1135


Related Link

Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) on Spartacus Educational

The website includes primary source accounts.

Website: Voluntary Aid Detachment