Wartime Nursing

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Agatha Christie enjoyed her work as a wartime nurse, unlike many of her colleagues. She recalled in her autobiography: 'Most of the ladies of Torquay had never seen a louse, and the shock of finding these vermin was far too much for the older dears'.

Written by Mike Holgate

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Title Value
Written by Mike Holgate
Organisation Torbay Library Services
Contributor   Mike Holgate  
Identifier ref 798
Date   1915  
Format   sepia toned photograph; 84 mm x 133 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 war