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Ernest Tansley


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Can anyone decipher the medical notes on this form please - is there any mention of TB

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Chris

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Can't read it, its to small.

Mick

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Chris,I believe I can see:

"--- inside thigh --- patella.

Stiffer --- of knee back into --- (shin?)

F.B. --- in France"

Sorry about the blanks!

Mabel

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FB OR TB? in France.

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Can anyone decipher the medical notes on this form please - is there any mention of TB

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Chris

Very difficult to decipher. Looks like he sustained an injury to the knee and hip. FB is foreign body.possible shell fragment.

Not TB.

Looks like they removed the FB. The word patella and thigh means it was a leg injury. Probably shrapnel as a high velocity bullet would have caused more damage.

My 2c

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Thank you everyone for your help

chris

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Hi Chris

"Scar ........ side of thigh and above patella .stiffness ...... of knee, walks with a stick"

Question No 16 "Was an operation performed. If so when and what was its nature....."FB excised in France"

" 21a "Any disability claimed or discovered (Top right) "GSW Rt. leg" "Rt.leg scars healed above, leg weak.

" " 23 (Bottom right) How long is the present degree of disability likely to last...."Six months"

Pte. 17524 Ernest Tansley 3rd Northampton Regt. injured on 25th March 1918, disch. with a 50% pension. 12 pages of records on Ancestry Pensions

Regards Barry

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Barry

thanks very much

Chris

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