Clarice Spratling was born in Ramsgate and lived for sometime at 1 Elmstone Road, Ramsgate.

28RAM - Clarice Spratling in VAD uniform

16RAM - Clarice Spratling somewhere in France

Clarice volunteered as a VAD in 1915 and served abroad in France. Somehow Clarice found time to keep a diary about her experiences, and this has been transcribed by Clarice’s great niece the artist Dawn Cole.

Image and text courtesy of Dawn Cole


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