Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

3/1/2013

Rural refuge where wounded soldiers recovered from the trenches: Evocative images of village hospital are published for first time

Dozens of photographs of First World War soldiers convalescing in an English village after being wounded on the Western Front were posted on the internet today by members of a new local history society.

Pictures show injured soldiers being cared for at a temporary military hospital in Shepreth, Cambridgeshire, nearly 100 years ago.

They were posted on the website of the Shepreth Memory Preservation Society – www.oldshep.co.uk – as Britain prepares to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the conflict in 2014. for more click here

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