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What is the 'disability', is it scabies?

 

Can you fill in the missing words?

He contracted a severe attack of the above ???? on his scalp & face ????? in France. He is improving but is not fit for any duty yet. The board recommends he remains at No 1 ??? Exeter for another month.

Mike

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1 hour ago, Skipman said:

The board recommends he remains at No 1 ??? Exeter for another month.

I am not an expert but I think it reads No.1 VAH Exeter, which is probably No.1 Volunteer Auxiliary Hospital, see here :

https://vad.redcross.org.uk/en/~/media/BritishRedCross/Documents/Who we are/History and archives/List of auxiliary hospitals in the UK during the First World War.pdf

BillyH.

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6 hours ago, Skipman said:

Eek! thank you Charlie, never heard of it

Neither had I.
I agree with BillyH re No.1 VAH Exeter.

The missing words are disease and whilst.

Charlie 

 

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1 VAH was the West of England Eye Infirmary, now the Hotel du Vin.

Tried to do a Streetview but failed.

50.720350,-3.526302

TEW

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Mike,

Your link opens up a view of the building opposite. The hospital is a three story brick structure.

Try this.

https://www.instantstreetview.com/@50.720322,-3.526492,210.41h,19.54p,1.96z,xCSuuJMZ2CnEEMXUq6P_1Q

 

TEW

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