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2018: Medical Services in the Great War

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The exhibition told the story of how the Allied Medical Services operated during the war. It also highlighted some of the local men and women who served amidst the horrors of the conflict and who worked tirelessly trying to save the lives of men who had been injured. A powerful and moving exhibition featuring original objects, photographs and personal diaries that reveal stories of heroism and dedication.

Dates of the exhibition: 30 March - 3 June 2018

  • Convalescent Room created in the exhibition by Museum staff
  • Convalescent Room created in the exhibition by Museum staff
  • Postcard from Surgeon-Captain George Hayes’ young son John to his father during the war, in a showcase.
  • View of one of Mary Hayes’ leather personal diaries ( she was the wife of Surgeon-Caption George Hayes ), in a showcase.
  • View of R.A.M.C. stretcher-bearer Wilfred Rouget’s pencil-written pocket diary, in a showcase.
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler's WW1 diaries -cartoon dancing
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler's WW1 diaries - working the field
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler's WW1 diaries - the hospital
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler's WW1 diaries - the dirge of the body snatchers
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler's WW1 diaries - signed photo small
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler's WW1 diaries - French extract
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler's WW1 diaries - F is for food
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler's WW1 diaries - convalescent room
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler's WW1 diaries - caricature fishing
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler's WW1 diaries - 3 nurses
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler's WW1 diairies - the orderlie's day
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler's WW1 diairies - the orderlies
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler’s WW1 diaries, group 2
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler’s WW1 diaries - St Malo
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler’s WW1 diaries - signed photograph
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler’s WW1 diaries - national anthem of Belgium
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler’s WW1 diaries - illustrations
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler’s WW1 diaries - group
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler’s WW1 diaries - an old French song
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler’s WW1 diaries - Amities France
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler’s WW1 diaries - 3 people
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler’s WW1 diaries
  • Nurse Sybil Mockler's WW1 diaries - Salles