First World War Hospitals and the British Red Cross (1970)

WALKER, Dora.M. [1890-1980]

WITH THE LOST GENERATION 1915-1919 From a V.A.D.'s Diary

Published: HULL. Brown & Sons Limited. Perth St West. 1970

Date: 1970

An Excellent copy inscribed by the author to the Smailes Family of Whitby and with the book plate of Willim Henry Galleway. 8vo.36pps Frontispiece & 19 illustrations. In the authors words a "Girls Eye View" of work in some of the famous war hospitals of 1914-1918 compiled from letters written by the author to her father. Dora Walker was a privately educated fishing boat skipper in Whitby well known for her 2 books "They Labour Mightily and Freemen of the Sea " this is her only other published work She was made Vice President of the Whitby Literary and Philosophical Society and also President of the Ladies Lifeboat Guild in 1952, Keeper of Whitby Museum in 1954 and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 1953. She lived for many years at Sandsend and died in 1980 at Sleights.


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