Navy blue felt hat with medium width brim and blue band. The donor identified this as a nurse's hat from World War I that belonged to Sister J. (Taffy) Evans, although it has characteristics of nurses' hats worn during World War II.

Nurse J. (Taffy) Evans worked at several hospitals in England, France and Belgium during World War I. Her documents mention King George Hospital in London; Number 2 London General Hospital, Chelsea; Number 30 General Hospital, Calais, France; 52nd General Hospital; and 52nd Stationary Hospital, Havre, France (Ward C). Nurse Evans left London for service in France on 23 April 1917, and probably remained in Europe until the end of the War.

Physical Description

Navy felt hat with medium width brim. Navy ribbon around base of crown; flat bow on side.

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