Find out more about our work in the First World War

Members of the Voluntary Aid Detachment outside Bramhall and Cheadle Hulme Red Cross hospital

Volunteers during WW1

90,000 ordinary men and women volunteered with the Red Cross during WW1 in hospitals, driving ambulances, and more.

A British Red Cross nurse lighting a cigarette for a patient

Stories from the First World War

From canine first aiders to WW1 volunteer love stories, and more.

Soldiers in hospital being looked after by two nurses

Unidentified volunteers

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