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B.R.C.S. hut at a convalescent depot

B.R.C.S. hut at a convalescent depot

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Summary

Recreation hut for convalescents, Western Front, during World War I. This photograph shows a long wooden hut with a corrugated iron roof and a veranda along one side. It has a sign identifying it as a Recreation Room run by the British Red Cross Society and the Order of St John. Convalescent soldiers are standing along the veranda and two nurses are in the foreground...The Order of St John, which had its origins in the medieval period as a chivalric order, had founded the St John's Ambulance Brigade in 1888. They worked alongside the Red Cross throughout the war...[Original reads: 'OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN ON THE BRITISH WESTERN FRONT IN FRANCE. The B.R.C.S. Hut at a convalescent depot.']..digital.nls.uk/74549088 ( http://digital.nls.uk/74549088 )
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Date

1914
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National Library of Scotland
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