Wartime Royal Visit

placeholder gif[King George V and Queen Mary visit the Torquay Red Cross Hospital]

In September 1915, King George V and Queen Mary visited Torquay to boost the morale of wounded allied servicemen recuperating at an emergency wartime hospital at Torquay Town Hall - where Agatha Christie worked as a nurse.

Written by Mike Holgate

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Title Value
Written by Mike Holgate
Organisation Torbay Library Services
Contributor   Mike Holgate  
Identifier ref 797
Date   1915  
Format   greyscale photograph; 158 mm x 211 mm  
Coverage   Devon. Torquay  
Source   Torbay Library Services  
Subject   Christie. War. Nursing  
Type   Image  
Publisher   Torbay Library Services  
Rights   Torbay Library Services  
Keywords nursing hospital royalty war