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Image No: PA-2377-1

Title: Nursing sisters' dugout at Longuenesse, France.

Date: 1917

Remarks: First World War postcard.
Nurses of No. 4 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station would take shelter here during air raids; some of the nurses are wearing helmets.
Sisters McGill, Howe, Massey, Mitchell, Theodora Paynter, Lynch, and Cummings above dugout.
Acting Matron I. Johnson and Sisters Nelson, Motherwell, and Cochrane standing in trench.

Subject(s): World War, 1914-1918 - Medical care / World War, 1914-1918 - Women / Canadian Army - Personnel / Nurses / Nurses uniforms / Trenches

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