Air raid damage done at one of the hospitals of the St. John’s Ambulance Association | National Library of Scotland

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Evidently a scene of a hospital ward after a German bombing raid. The title tells us it is run by the St Johns Ambulance.

Original reads: ‘OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN ON THE BRITISH WESTERN FRONT IN FRANCE – Air raid damage done at one of the Hospitals of the St. John’s Ambulance Association’.

 

Original URL: http://digital.nls.uk/first-world-war-official-photographs/pageturner.cfm?id=74545818

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About Everett Sharp

Everett Sharp is a subject expert on the World War One Centenary: Continuations and Beginnings project. He has worked for the University of Oxford on a series of other First World War Projects including the Great War Archive and First World War Poetry Digital Archive. He is also currently working for the Europeana 1914-1918 initiative with the Oxford. His retirement in 2009 didn't go quite according to plan!
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