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After the Armistice: Prosthetics and and Poverty by Dr Martin Purdy

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Dr Martin Purdy will be talking about the return of wounded soldiers following the armistice at the end of the first world war and the development of prosthetics in the treatment and support of amputees. He will also cover how the wounds affected a soldiers' ability to find work after the war and the large amount of post war poverty among soldiers …


‘The Women of Westfield - picking up the pieces after the First World War’

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Dr Martin Purdy (Lancs and Cheshire WFA branch) recently managed a Heritage Lottery funded project at the Westfield War Memorial Village Lancaster as part of the 'Then and Now' funding stream available for WWI related undertakings. It culminated in this short documentary. ‘The Women of Westfield - picking up the pieces after the First World War’ l…