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Title: Women's Voluntary Service, Salvage Committee of Port Credit and Toronto Township, 1944
Identifier: M420
Image Type: Slide
Subject: Women’s Voluntary Service for Civil Defence

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Description: The Women's Voluntary Services for Air Raid Precaution, was formed in 1938 in Britain. The name was changed in February 1939 to the Women's Voluntary Services for Civil Defence. Initially their main duties were evacuation and medical supplies, such as bandages from old sheets, etc. After their name change their duties broadened to include salvage and old bone collection, running rest and mobile canteen services, etc. Description as of January 2011.
Agency: Mississauga Library System