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"My War" 1939-1945

Birthday, in May 1940 a phone call from the War Office invited me, as a Mobile VAD, to report to Bartrum...

QAs in Seccondabad

Judy Naylor remembers her nursing experiences in London and Burma. In the army QAs are all trained sisters...

Oxford Military Hospital (Head Injuries)

11) The 'Guinea Pig Club'

Mr. Grocott from the North Staffs, went down South to observe the work of this Professor Archie McIndoe,...

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Pioneering plastic surgery

Judy Stokes joined her local British Red Cross detachment and found herself working alongside Sir Harold...

Harold Delf Gillies, plastic surgeon (1882-1960)

Harold Delf Gillies, plastic surgeon. Sir Harold Gillies was born in New Zealand and initiated the...

A Spoonfull of Medicine

The penicillin, a yellowish fluid, was driven by ambulance and with police escort from Edinburgh to Larbert...

Hospital Life - Plaster of Paris

A lot of these soldiers had their wounds covered with plaster of Paris - they'd discovered that it was...

KC1 Kitty Calcutt

Kitty Calcutt is now a widow in her 80s living in Gloucestershire... I have presented each...

General Eisenhowers autograph

Milly Sheppard ws luchy enough to get General Eisenhower's autograph a he left a Military Hospital....

Germ Warfare

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