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Search Results: 63 Records
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from John Adams (1890-1971) to his mother, Mary, explaining how he came to be injured at the front. John explains that due to an accidental discharge he was shot through the hand, however, he reassures his mother that he is recovering well....
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine, Family Life
Letter from Celia Duffin (1888-1979) to Maria Duffin (1854-1954) regarding her life working at the third general hospital in London. Celia writes that the men in her ward were getting restless as they returned to fitness and describes a pillow fig...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine, Family Life
Letter from Celia Duffin (1888-1979) to her mother Maria (1854-1954) informing her about her latest activities in London. Celia writes about the various visits she has made during the week and looking at Raemaekers ghastly war cartoons. When speak...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary Lewis Martin (1866-1955). This is a short letter to tell her mother about a letter that Marie received from Mrs Gartlan. She mentions that things are quiet as they have been evacuating, but t...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother, Mary. Marie writes of accepting 4 badly wounded soldiers who were 'operated on' prior to their invalidation back to England; that they are short of orderlies and staff, and that they are opening ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
A letter from Marie Martin (1892–1975) to her mother Mary Martin. In the letter Mary describes a letter she had received from a Mrs. Gartlan, going on to discuss a new job Gerald has received. She goes on to write she has written to her uncle Fran...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary Lewis Martin (née Moore). In this letter Marie writes that she has been appointed to a committee to represent the Red Cross VADs. She asks her mother to thank Bee for her last letter and ment...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary. Marie writes of how busy her work has been, writing of some cases she has worked with. She describes the death of a man from gas gangrene, and that she has been assigned to work on scabies a...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary Lewis Martin (née Moore). In this letter Marie thanks her mother for her letter and refers to hearing the sad news of the death of her brother Charlie (1895-1915). Marie gives her mother the ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from Marie Martin (1892–1975) to her mother Mary Martin. In the letter, Marie acknowledges extra worries her mother may be experiencing, asking about the health of her brother Laurence John 'Jack' (b. 1899) who is unwell. Marie accounts her...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from Marie Martin (1892–1975) to her mother Mary Martin. In the letter Mary thanks her mother for a letter dated from 15 September, writing that she is glad everyone is well. She goes on to write of the weather and explains that she is on h...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary Lewis Martin (née Moore). The letter refers to Marie's life and surroundings in her new posting along with the work she is doing there. She is unable to disclose her location but gives her mo...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary Lewis Martin (née Moore). Marie thanks her mother for her reply and comments on her daily activities along with her roommate. She expects to be busy soon as the hospital is evacuated. Marie m...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary Lewis Martin (née Moore). Marie describes some of the people that she is working with as a V.A.D. (Voluntary Aid detachment) nurse in Malta, as well as day to day events as a V.A.D. She also ...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary Lewis Martin (1866-1955). Marie begins by writing that this is the first long letter she has written in some time. She describes the work conditions in the medical tents. She also writes abou...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary Lewis Martin (1866-1955). This letter is the second that Marie wrote to her mother during her second tour on 15 July 1916. This is a long letter in response to one she received from her mothe...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from Marie Martin (1892–1975) to her mother Mary Martin. Marie begins that she will write a long letter, as she has a whole day off. She expresses joy at her opportunity to rest and outlines her plan for the day, which include going to town...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life, Medicine
Christmas letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary. Marie writes regarding presents sent and received and of the quiet in her hospital; there are relatively few patients where she is stationed at the moment but a new envoy is arrivi...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother, Mary Martin (1866-1955). Mary's telegram was sent after she had received a telegram from the War Office advising the family that Marie's brother, Charlie, had been wounded. Marie attempted to dis...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life, Medicine
A letter from Marie Helena Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary Martin in Dublin. Marie is writing home to tell her mother the news from the front and to hear about the news back home. In this letter Marie asks her mother to send her out some glo...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary Lewis Martin (1866-1955). This letter describes the shock the medical staff had when two of the sisters almost drowned while swimming in the channel. The weather in France is very warm and Ma...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary Lewis Martin (1866-1955). In this letter, Marie thanks her mother for sending news of her family and also for sending tobacco, which Marie is keeping for "her Paddies". Marie also describes h...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life, Medicine
Letter from Marie Helena Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary Martin. Marie writes to thank her mother for the long letter she sent and feels guilty because she cannot help her through this difficult time. Marie empathises with her mother as her ...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary Lewis Martin (1866-1955). In this letter, Marie writes about the types of injuries and illnesses she encounters in her ward, which has become an "acute" ward. She mentions a soldier whose leg...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother, Mary. Marie writes that the work she is doing at the hospital for the wounded is very hard yet rewarding. She is getting little time off and the time she does have off she helps the badly wounded...
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