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 The Great War 1914-1918, and Associated Conflicts
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     Nursing



Unknown Warriors. The Letters of Kate Luard, RRC and Bar, Nursing Sister in France, 1914 - 1918

by John Stevens  Caroline Stevens  

ISBN
9780750959223

Purchase Price
£13.25 (new)

Date Purchased
April 3, 2020

Publisher
The History Press (2014, Stroud, Gloucestershire)

Notes
This book was originally published in 1930 by Chatto and Windus. Kate Luard was one of a select number of fully trained military nurses who worked on hospital trains and at casualty clearing stations during the First World War, coming as close to the front as a woman could get. She was already a war veteran at the start of the war, having served in the Second Boer War. At the height of Third Ypres, she she was in charge of a casualty clearing station with a staff of 40 nurses and over 100 nursing orderlies. It is because of this seniority and where her nursing career took her during the war that we had no hesitation whatsoever in adding this book to the Collection, when there are so many other descriptions of nursing in the war. This story is, in our view, the Rolls Royce of its genre.