By the end of World War II, 4,480 Canadian Nursing Sisters served in the military, with 3,656 in the army, 481 with the air force, and 343 with the navy. #ww2 #cdnhistory

Canada’s WW2 Nursing Sisters

Women in WWII - By the end of World War II, Canadian Nursing Sisters served in the military, with in the army, 481 with the air force, and 343 with the navy.

Personnel of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps checking the condition of a wounded Canadian soldier being evacuated to a Field Surgical Unit, Italy, January 15, 1944. (L-R): Major P.K. Tisdale, Staff-Sergeant W.H. Brigham and Private L.P. Lemieux. Photograph by Lieutenant Alex M. Stirton. My grandfather belong to the Canadian medical corp

Personnel of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps checking the condition of a wounded Canadian soldier being evacuated to a Field Surgical Unit, Italy, January (L-R): Major P. Tisdale, Staff-Sergeant W. Brigham and Private L.

Casualties being brought in by a Canadian jeep to a regimental aid post nearVaucelles, 19 July 1944.

Casualties being brought in an ambulance jeep de la Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, to a regimental aid post near the faubourgs of Vaucelles, 20 juillet

Private G.R. MacDonald of the Toronto Scottish Regiment (M.G.) 2nd Canadian Infantry Division Support Btn., is giving first aid to injured French children in Brionne, Haute-Normandie (Upper Normandy). The photograph was taken August 25, 1944. The Vabadians reached Rouen a few days later (August 30). (little girl)

Private G. MacDonald of The Toronto Scottish Regiment (M., giving first aid to injured French children in Brionne, Haute-Normandie, France on the of August 1944

Pte. B.D. Flynn of The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada giving a drink of water to a badly-wounded German prisoner inside a church, Ortona, Italy, 21 December 1943.

Flynn of the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada giving a drink of water to a badly-wounded German prisoner inside a church, Ortona, Italy, 21 December

Pte. B.D. Flynn of The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada giving a drink of water to a badly-wounded German prisoner inside a church, Ortona, Italy, 21 December 1943.

Flynn of the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada giving a drink of water to a badly-wounded German prisoner inside a church, Ortona, Italy, 21 December

The Canadian Medic First Class J.W. Curtis bandages the burnt leg of a French…

World War II - Historical Pictures - The Canadian Medic First Class J. Curtis bandages the burnt leg of a French boy named Marcel as his brother Daniel looks on. Battle of Normandy, June

Chaplains work closely with members of R.A.P. and aid in evacuation of wounded, 3 Canadian Infantry Division. July 1944 Caen area, France. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Chaplains work closely with members of R. and aid in evacuation of wounded, 3 Canadian Infantry Division.

Stretcher bearers pass Sherman tanks in Portomaggiore, 19 April 1945

A picture gallery of British Commonwealth Armour in Italy.

Canadian Medics aid wounded comrade in Normandy 1944

A wounded soldier is treated for a headwound on the battlefield near Caen, July note the bullet damage to his helmet and the corresponding bandage on his head.

Canadian Army Medical Corp- Vaucelles july 1944, pin by Paolo Marzioli

An ambulance jeep of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps

Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, having a cup of tea upon arriving at Arromanches, France, 23 July 1944th

On Tuesday – fittingly, International Women's Day – the Canadian War Museum finally put women firmly on its research agenda.

Canadian 4th RWF - Evrecy (France) july 1944, pin by Paolo Marzioli

Sergeant G S Davies of the Royal Welch Fusiliers packs his medical bag at the regimental aid post before an attack towards Evrecy, 16 July

West Nova Scotia Regt medical personnel wounded after Canada’s last skirmish with the Italian Army before Italy capitulated to the Allies on September 8th. Captain A.W. Hardy, the Medical Officer with the West Novas lays on stretcher, next to stretcher-bearer Pte. W.E. Dexter, who was wounded in the head, near Cittanova, Italy, 8 September 1943. (Photo by Terry Rowe, LAC a115198)

West Nova Scotia Regt medical personnel wounded after Canada’s last skirmish…

Major John W. Forth, Chaplain of The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa (right), Canadian 3rd Infantry Division, helping the unit’s Regimental Aid Party treat a wounded comrade during the Battle of Caen, France, 15 July 1944.

Stretcher Bearers from the Cameron Highlanders of Canada attend to wounded, 1944 (sometime around D-Day)

Private B.D. Flynn of the Regimental Aid Party, The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada, giving a drink of water to a badly-wounded German prisoner inside a church, Catona, Italy, 21 December 1943.

Flynn of the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada giving a drink of water to a badly-wounded German prisoner inside a church, Ortona, Italy, 21 December

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