Aireborough Historical Society

Motor Ambulance 1927

Motor Ambulance

Title
Motor Ambulance
Date 1927
Location Guiseley
Photo ID
F038 + I331
Comment
1: This was the first motor ambulance to be used in Guiseley, it was bought by public subscription and manned by St John Ambulance volunteers. 
It also served Yeadon when needed and was in service until the advent of the National Health Service in 1948. 
In this photo it is parked on Station Road in Guiseley, on the right is the station house. 
It is said that it became an on-site vehicle at one of the local hospitals.
 
 

2: This vehicle was for use by the St John Ambulance Brigade, it was bought and the running costs covered by public subscription.

 

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