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Hospital 1917 - where?


Liz in Eastbourne
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Can anyone identify this  unknown hospital where a friend's grandfather (Pte Joseph Lynn. 5th Ox and Bucks LI, second left in front standing row) was a patient after being wounded at Arras in 1917?  It's a tall order, but perhaps someone recognises other people on it, whether nurses or patients.

 

http://Joseph Lynn in hospital 1917_zpsabtljfa3

 

 

 

Liz

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Wish I could help but I must say it looks like it may be a convalescent home and the stamp at bottom right suggests Lovell Smith Richmond?

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So it does!  I missed that, though I assume it's fairly obvious on the photograph 'in the flesh', which I haven't seen.  

Thanks, Diane.

Liz

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Lovell Smith probably is the photographer.

Just in case the hospital was in Richmond, check this.

 

Roel

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Yes, I realised Lovell Smith would be the photographer, Roel - but I was thinking it was more likely to be Richmond, Surrey, than Richmond, North Yorkshire, though.  There was apparently a military hospital in the former workhouse there. EDIT Yes, he was definitely a photographer in Richmond, Surrey - he took many local postcard photographs, evidently.

Thanks for the thought, anyway.

Liz

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Thanks, Terry. Sorry to have been a bit slow to come back.  Evidently there are two possibilities - I was thinking of this one: http://ezitis.myzen.co.uk/groveroad.html

On another thread it's become clear he was at a hospital in Leamington Spa in November 1917, so he might have been transferred here, as Diane said, to convalesce.

 

Liz

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