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St. John Ambulance Service Essay
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St. John Ambulance Service
By Luke Warner
Saint John Ambulance Service is a charity for healthcare. It was formed in July 1877, in Britain. However it isn't a national charity; it can be found in 8 other countries around the world (not including many commonwealth countries). But where did this organisation come from? And what do they do?
This essay shall study St. John Ambulance Service.
St. John Ambulance Service is a charitable paramedic service, similar to The Order of Saint John. This is an older order, formed by some of the members of the Knight's Hospitaller. They merged with monks in a Benedictine Abbey, who were already looking after pilgrims and warriors going to the Holy Land, to become The Order of Saint John. (The Knight's Hospitallers were one of the many Orders in the Formed in the Medieval Age. They fought in the Crusades, and played a major part in politics in the Europe. Another similar order was the Knight's Templar, however it was destroyed in the 1300s). These Knights would also form the St. John Ambulance Service in the late 19th Century. In 1877, some of the remaining
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