Record

Ref NoWRVSA&HC/WRVS/HQ/A&HC/VOV/MILM
Alt Ref NoN/A
TitleVoices of Volunteering - Margaret Miller
DescriptionOral History - Margaret Miller

Biography Sheet, Permisions, Summary Sheet.

Recording Details:
Margaret Miller (MM) talks about her time as a WVS/WRVS/ Royal Voluntary Service (RVS) volunteer from 1939-2015 in Glasgow. MM was first involved during the war with collecting items for teh household gifts scheme and distributing them to people who had been bombed out during the Second World War (the War). She was also involved with visiting soldiers in hospital and talking to them or bringing them gifts. After the War MM was involved in Meals-on-Wheels (MOW) and the Hospital Escort Service. In 1973 she was asked to set-up and run a stroke club called the Lightburn Harmony Stroke Club. MM talks about the club and the different members she has had over the years and fundraising for the club. She also comments on her Long Service medal and 2 British Empire Medals (BEMs), attending the 50th WRVS anniversary, a Garden Party at Holyrood in 2014 and her views on how RVS has changed over the years.
Date02/06/2015
FormatWAV
Duration01:22:25
DocumentWRVS/HQ/A&HC/VOV/MILM/MILM_Transcript.pdf
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WRVS/HQ/A&HC/VOV/MILM/MILM_Summary_Sheet.pdf

WRVS/HQ/A&HC/VOV/MILM/MILM.mp3

CategoryOral History

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