WW1 Canadian Nursing Sister uniform – part 3 – How to wear the uniform

Here they are, dressed for success. The nurses’ uniforms were hot in the summer and none too cozy in the winter. Their feet hurt, their backs hurt — but be sure to scroll down and look at the photo of nurses running a race. For fun.

Thanks for these wonderful pictures and details!

A tribute to some women and men who served in armed conflicts

This is part of a serie of 4 posts on the uniform of the WW1 Canadian Nursing Sister. Post 1 can is on the subject of the Service Dress and can be read by clicking here. Post 2 is on the subject of the Ceremonial Dress and can be read by clicking here. Post 4 shows other uniforms for WW1 Female Medical personnel from other Commenwealth Forces and can be read by clicking here.

I do not pretend that this text is the definitive source of information but rather some observations made after looking at many WW1 Canadian Nursing Sisters pictures. I was never able to find the official Dress Regulations for the WW1 Canadian Nursing Sisters so these posts are the starting point to something that could evolve as I get new information on the subject.

Nursing Sisters just before an operation – no Service Dress here but still…

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