Air Raid Precaution Wardens, Ripon

Image ID: 00951

Air Raid Precaution Wardens, Ripon

Date: c1940

The Air Raid Wardens Service was set up in 1937. Wardens were responsible for reporting incidents, reassuring the public and providing Air Raid Precautions (ARP) advice. They were also expected to extinguish small fires, administer first aid and investigate reports of unexploded bombs. The Women's Voluntary Service was set up in 1938 to involve women in ARP.

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Category: Military, People, Recently Added, Added November 2019, Armed Forces, Group Photographs, Second World War

Organisation Reference: E0608

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