Link to the 17th Welsh web site, produced by Mr Graham Davies. Mr Davies has transcribed an original document concerning medical services during the attack on Bourlon Wood at Cambrai in November 1917. At the site there are other links to the war diary for a Field Ambulance for November 1917, also relating to the Battle of Cambrai.

Captain Noel Godfrey Chavasse, VC and Bar, MC, RAMC. (1884-1917) Dr Chavasse, Medical Officer of the 10th (Liverpool Scottish) Battalion, the King's (Liverpool) Regiment, England, was the only man to win the Victoria Cross twice during the course of WW1. We are grateful to Mr Ian Jones for permission to link to his account of Dr Chavasse's life and premature death during the Battle of Passchendaele.

Nurse Edith Cavell

We are grateful to Mr A Gracier for permission to link to his site for this account of the last days of Nurse Edith Cavell. ("The Case of Nurse Edith Cavell", taken from ‘Belgium Under the German Occupation, A Personal Narrative’ (1919) by Brand Whitlock, US Minister in Belgium during the Great War)

American Homeopathy in the World War by Frederick M. Dearborn, A.B., M.D.

We are grateful to Sylvain Cazalet for this link to his homeopathic site. This article is an account of how American Homeopathy sent three military hospitals to France. The hospitals were fully equipped and included medical, surgical, nursing and radiolological teams.

The Belgian Medical Units During 1914 to 1918

This site has been prepared by Dr Patrick Loodts. Written in French, it describes many aspects of the Belgian Medical Services, including descriptions and photographs of Hospitals, Doctors, Nurses and the care of the wounded.

Links concerning Dr John McCrae, the Canadian doctor who is the author of the poem "In Flanders Fields". 'The story of John McCrae' by John Peddie is at the Guelph Museum site and Mr Rob Ruggenberg has written an article on the poem "In Flanders Fields" describing how the poem came to be written. We are grateful to Mr Ruggenberg for this link where there is a photo of Dr McCrae and for the further link to the original handwritten copy of the poem.

Ernest Hemingway

We are grateful to Mr Rob Ruggenberg for this account of how Hemingway was awarded the Italian silver Croce di Guerra for heroism when, at the age of 18, he served as a member of an American Red Cross Field Service Unit with the Italian Army. The account describes how Hemingway was wounded and hospitalized in Milan.

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