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Title:WOMENS AUXILIARY ARMY SERVICE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 227/6
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Transport Unit of the Womens Auxiliary Army Service (WAAS) at a General Hospital at Helmiah Camp, Cairo, Egypt.
Description: Sign reading General Hospital. View of the front of the hospital. An ambulance enters the grounds. A stretcher with a patient is carried out of the ambulance.
WAAS hosing and washing ambulances at the hospital. A WAAS tightens the bolts on a wheel.
A WAAS sits at an office table on the telephone. A WAAS carries a piece of paper to an ambulance, gets into the ambulance and drives away. A WAAS puts on a pair of large gloves.
Close up of a document headed Transport Work Ticket, dated 20 April 1942 and detailing the driver's name as Private Fisher. Other privates' names are listed under the headings of Daily Duty Ambulances, Maintenance, Convoy and Orderlies.
Close up of a wristwatch reading 8.30.