Katharine Furse

Standard Name: Furse, Katharine


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October 1914
The first Voluntary Aid Detachment (under Katharine Furse ) was sent to France, that is to the front, to feed and care for the wounded.
January 1915
Katharine Furse returned from France (where she had headed the first detachment of VADs sent to the front) to set up the Voluntary Aid Detachment Headquarters at Devonshire House, London.
November 1917
Katharine Furse , having resigned as head of the Voluntary Aid Detachment , established and became first head of the Women's Royal Navy Service (WRNS).