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Irene Braudé's reports on the Nursing Detachment of the HKVDC (aka The VADs), 1941-45

Here are notes my Mother typed some years ago.

 


 

((The following document is believed to have been written shortly after liberation in 1945.))

NURSING DETACHMENT, HONG KONG VOLUNTEER DEFENCE CORPS.

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Ann Selkirk MUIR (née LINDSAY) [1916-1973]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Muir
Given: 
Ann Selkirk
Maiden: 
Lindsay
Birth
Date: 
1916-01-16
Death
Date: 
c.1973-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)

Elizabeth Esther PRITCHARD / MISKIN (née BAINES) [1894-1986]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Pritchard / Miskin
Given: 
Elizabeth Esther
Maiden: 
Baines
Birth
Date: 
1894-08-01
Death
Date: 
1986-12-11

Pamela Anna WALLIS [1901-????]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Wallis
Given: 
Pamela Anna
Birth
Date: 
1901-09-02

Elizabeth Ada TEBBUTT / MCCAFFERY (née HINDMARSH, aka Betty) [1910-1984]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Tebbutt / McCaffery
Given: 
Elizabeth Ada
Maiden: 
Hindmarsh
Alias / nickname: 
Betty
Birth
Date: 
1910-02-02
Birthplace (town, state): 
Lambeth
Death
Date: 
1984-04-16

She isn't mentioned in John Black's list.

She is shown on the Hong Kong War Diary website as Nurse ND120 in the nursing detachment of the HKVDC.

Birthplace (country): 

Wendy Winifred WHITTAKER (née WILLCOCKS) [1919- ]

Status: 
Unknown
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Whittaker
Given: 
Wendy Winifred
Maiden: 
Willcocks
Birth
Date: 
1919-11-15

Margaret Scott MCGUFFOG [1912-????]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
McGuffog
Given: 
Margaret Scott
Birth
Date: 
1912-01-01

DoB from John Black's list, which gives Miss McGuffog's occupation in 1941 as "Teacher".

She is listed on page J21 of the Blue Book for 1939 as teaching as a Mistress at King's College, first appointed on 30th May, 1935.

Tony Banham lists her as nurse number 77 of the HKVDC Nursing detachment.

Beryl June SMITH (née BOOKER) [1921-2001]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Smith
Given: 
Beryl June
Maiden: 
Booker
Birth
Date: 
1921-05-28
Death
Date: 
c.2001-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (country): 
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Pat HAMBLIN [????- ]

Status: 
Unknown
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Hamblin
Given: 
Pat
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Nina PIERCE (née QUIN) [????- ]

Status: 
Unknown
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Pierce
Given: 
Nina
Maiden: 
Quin
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