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Casualties, Convalescence and Community - the story of Arundel's First World War hospital

Thursday, 23rd Nov 2017 10:00am - 4:00pm
Arundel Museum, Mill Road, BN18 9PA
Free entry - donations welcome
http://www.arundelmuseum.org/
office@arundelmuseum.org
01903 885866
Come along to Arundel Museum's exciting new exhibition presenting the Heritage Lottery funded project, 'Casualties, Convalescence and Community'.

100 years ago St Wilfrid's Priory was a busy Red Cross Hospital where volunteers from Arundel and the surrounding area worked tirelessly to care for wounded servicemen recovering from injuries and illnesses sustained while fighting in the Great War, providing a sanctuary where men who had confronted the horrors of war were able to heal their bodies and minds before returning to fight again for their country.

The exhibition includes contemporary photos, articles, journals, sketchbooks, autographs and messages from grateful patients.

 
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