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The Friends Ambulance Unit in WW1 & 2

A Talk by Sue Smith

The Friends' Ambulance Unit (FAU) was a volunteer ambulance service, founded by individual Quakers, in line with their Peace Testimony.  It operated during both world wars and beyond, in many countries in Europe, Asia and Africa.

In this talk, Sue Smith will talk about the FAU in both wars, and tell the stories of individual conscience and action in opposing war and preparations for war. 

The talk lasts approximately an hour, including time for any questions, after which tea/coffee and cake are served (included in the ticket price). 

Advance booking is recommended but you can pay on the door (subject to availability). Book online at htttp:// or face to face at The Centre for Heritage and Family History during opening hours.

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About Berkshire Family History Society

This talk is organised by Berkshire Family History Society, a registered charity number 283010.