How many nurses were in WW1?
All told, 21,480 American nurses served during the First World War, and approximately 10,000 of them served in an overseas capacity. The United States Army Nurse Corps was created in 1901.
There were male nurses in WW1, though there was most likely less (please correct me if I am wrong). I believe at one point, just before WW1 in Australia, female nurses weren't allowed in the male ward which was where the male nurses onece worked. The rules were eventually changed so that both men and women nurses could provide care to male patients.
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