Ambulance Plaque

George Washington

Artist/s: Unknown

Location: On wall behind the Norling mural on the second floor.

Description: On April 8, 1917 University of Washington students gathered to form Red Cross Company number 12. Arriving at Allentown, Pennsylvania for additional training the 12th was incorporated into the American Field Service and assigned unit number 570 and 571. Both units served in Europe from the end of August 1918 to Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. This plaque’s appeared in the HUB on June 3, 1977 and resided in a number of locations until the demolition of the HUB in 2010.

Composition/materials: Cast Bronze

Year: 1977