Group of patients and staff from the Blind ward of the 2nd London General Hospital at St Marks College, Christmas 1916. Nurse Taffy Evans collection.

Nurse J. (Taffy) Evans worked at several hospitals in England, France and Belgium during World War I. Her documents mention King George Hospital in London; Number 2 London General Hospital, Chelsea; Number 30 General Hospital, Calais, France; 52nd General Hospital; and 52nd Stationary Hospital, Havre, France (Ward C). Nurse Evans left London for service in France on 23 April 1917, and probably remained in Europe until the end of the war.

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Postcard sized photograph of a group of patients and staff at 2nd London General Hospital. All of the soldiers are wearing hospital uniforms. The the darker coloured jackets with white lapels are Australian Soldiers. Many of the men have bandages over their eyes or head. The nurses are standing behind the rows of men in full uniform.

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Black and white photograph on paper.

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