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Friends Ambulance Unit Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-B
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Friends Ambulance Unit


Collection contains pamphlets, periodicals, and annual reports.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1914-1954

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Friends Ambulance Unit; FAU; a volunteer ambulance service founded by individual members of the British Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in line with the Quaker peace testimony; operated from 1914-1919, 1939-1946 and 1946-1959 in 25 different countries around the world; independent of the Quakers' organization and chiefly staffed by registered conscientious objectors; founded as the Anglo-Belgian Ambulance Unit at the start of World War I in 1914 and later renamed Friends Ambulance Unit; the FAU was wound up in 1946 and replaced by the Friends Ambulance Unit Post-War Service, which continued until 1959.


0.21 Linear Feet (2.5 linear inches.)