Service Scrapbooks

Nursing, Storytelling and the First World War

Beatrice Bowman

Beatrice Bowman

The story behind Beatrice Bowman's scrapbook detailing her experiences working as a nurse during the First World War.

Beatrice Longmire

Beatrice Longmire

Read the story behind a member of QAIMNS’ scrapbook, with entries from soldiers from around the world.

Beatrice Tanner

Beatrice Tanner

The diary of a nurse who worked on hospital barges during the battle of the Somme in the First World War.

Florence Blythe-Brown

Florence Blythe-Brown

The story behind the diaries and scrapbook of a nurse in London, dodging zeppelin raids and offers of love alike.

Hilda Hand

Hilda Hand

Discover the stories behind the scrapbook and photo album of a nurse in India and the Indian soldiers she nursed during the war.

Jessie Akehurst

Jessie Akehurst

Discover the stories behind the scrapbook of a member of TFNS who nursed in both Oxford and Salonica, Greece.

Josephine Angois

Josephine Angois

Discover the stories behind the photographs and newspaper clippings preserved by a VAD serving in France during the First World War.

Mabel Pearce

Mabel Pearce

Discover the stories the poetry of the lovesick and see beautiful illustrations by soldiers nursed in England, Greece and Italy during the First World War.

May Wilson

May Wilson

Discover the stories behind the scrapbook kept by a nurse who left Canada to help England’s war effort.

Nellie Carter

Nellie Carter

Discover the story behind the scrapbook kept by a nurse who sailed around Europe to bring injured soldiers back to England.

Scottish Women's Hospitals

Scottish Women's Hospitals

A collection of glass lantern slides created by staff at the Royal College of Nursing Education Department.

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