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True stories of the patients, nurses, doctors and surgeons at the 2nd Northern General Hospital, Beckett Park, Leeds, during the 1st World War.
STORIES FROM THE WAR HOSPITAL
EXTRACT FROM "STORIES FROM THE WAR HOSPITAL"
by Richard Wilcocks
£10 + £2.80 P&P UK
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Trips outside the city were sponsored by various organisations and firms, for example the staff of the Leeds Post Office, who made it possible for twenty-five patients to be “conveyed by motor to Bardsey... the route taken being via Arthington, Harewood and East Keswick.
The beautifully fine weather added charm to the early autumn scenery of the countryside. On arrival at Bardsey, the men, chiefly limbless cases, found an excellent tea provided for them by the hostess of The Bingley Arms (Mrs Benchley), which was given gratuitously by this lady, who states that she will always be pleased to entertain the men.”
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Written by Leeds author Richard Wilcocks
148 pages, softback, 90 illus
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