UK Archives Digitizes World War I Hospital Diaries

The UK National Archives has digitized almost 250 World War I hospital diaries and put them online. “The diaries give fascinating details about daily routines, operations and special events, including Christmas services: on board Hospital Ship Vasna in December 1918, ‘a generous supply of gifts were obtained from the Red Cross Depot in Basra and were distributed by the Matron to all patients, passengers and staff.’”

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