Friday, September 21, 2012

World War One Casualties at Napsbury Hospital, 1916

Nick has kindly sent a picture which shows this uncle in Napsbury Hospital, taken by Riccardo Studios, St Albans, in the final months on 1916. For a much larger image (which may help you to identify other soldiers) see the Napsbury page.

1 comment:

  1. I got a query asking for more information and and it is important to realize that these posts are part of a newsletter to a main site, and you need to follow the links for more information. In this case Napsbury was a mental asylum that was used to treat injured soldiers during the First World War, and the fact that the name of the photographer, a negative number, and a possible date are available can help make it easier to date other cards, and perhaps identify some of the wounded soldiers.


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