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Postponed : Hartlebury VAD Hospital by Doug Smith.


Doug will be giving a talk based on his book "Cheer, Boys, it's Hartlebury !" which tells the story of the 430 men who are recorded as staying at Hartlebury VAD Hospital in the First World War. It is based on original photographs, poems and drawings left by the men in seven autograph books and is the story of calm amongst carnage. ~ ~ ~ Local his…

'Hartelebury V.A.D.' a talk by Doug Smith


In the First World War many hundreds of houses were converted into hospitals to help cope with the many thousands of wounded.  When the War ended these houses were closed and the vast amount of records of the patients and nurses who were at these hospitals, destroyed.  Not so Hartlebury VAD Hospital in Worcestershire.  3 valuable autograph books we…