VAD Nurse Violet

Violet Alicia Aplin

Violet Alicia Aplin was the mother of Hugh Hinde who submitted this story. She was born on 25 December 1899 and during the war was in the VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment)in London looking after wounded soldiers. She was 18 at the end of the war. In 1924 she married John Hinde (the Aplin and Hinde families knew one another) and they had three children, John born in 1926, Rosemary born in 1928 and Hug…