AIKENS, Gwladys M. Rees
Title: Nurses in Battledress : The World War II story of a member of the Q. A. Reserves. First Edition.
Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing Ltd., Halifax, 1998, ISBN:1551093138
Seller ID: 47319
AIKENS, Gwladys M. Rees. Nurses in Battledress. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing Ltd., (1998). First Printing. Pp. (8),ix-xv,(3),3-157,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, grey photo-illustrated card covers with red and black lettering tofront, black lettering to spine. [cover adds subtitle : The World War II s tory of a member of the Q. A. Reserves]. The World War II story of a memberof the Q. A. Reserve - Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service / Reserve, the nurses who often provided the first care for wounded soldie rs during the war. She also recounts her journey in 1942 aboard the SS Strathallan, travelling in a convoy from Scotland to the Mediterranean, when their vessel was torpedoed off the coast of Gibraltar. The author, a war bride who eventually came to Canada, married a native Nova Scotian, Robert L. Aikens. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 12.00