Violet Jessop's service records WWI


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I'm looking for the information about onboard what ship was Violet Jessop before HMHS Britannic. There is the fact that Violet Jessop went ashore from Olimpic in april 1914, and then trained as a VAD when the war started. Also in her book and here on Encyclopedia Titanica is writenn that after training she was onboard several ships. But I found no information about the hospital ships before 11.1916 where she became a part of Britannic crew.
 
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I'm looking for the information about onboard what ship was Violet Jessop before HMHS Britannic. There is the fact that Violet Jessop went ashore from Olimpic in april 1914, and then trained as a VAD when the war started. Also in her book and here on Encyclopedia Titanica is writenn that after training she was onboard several ships. But I found no information about the hospital ships before 11.1916 where she became a part of Britannic crew.
You can find the list below in the link. Cheers.
 

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Don't be surprised if her VAD service record doesn't exist today.

During the London Blitz in 1941, the Public Records Office was bombed and a considerable amount of contemporary records went up in smoke such as the entire 1931 Census of England & Wales and 70% of the British Army's personnel files from WW1.
 
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Don't be surprised if her VAD service record doesn't exist today.

During the London Blitz in 1941, the Public Records Office was bombed and a considerable amount of contemporary records went up in smoke such as the entire 1931 Census of England & Wales and 70% of the British Army's personnel files from WW1.
Ok, I see. Thanks for that information.
 
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Yep, I saw that record. In low quality scan in fact so thank you anyway. And here is no info about those VAD years before Britannic. It says that Britannic was the first hospital ship in her career.
From the record it looks like the Britannic was the only ship she served on as a nurse. After that she was ashore until well after the war. But if you find different let us know. Thanks.
 

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