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.
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.
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)
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.
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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