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The Great War: Medical Services


Women would form large parts of the medical relief service, at home, and eventually on the front line, with the Voluntary Aid Detachment and International Red Cross. At home, voluntary ambulance drivers would transport the wounded from the bombing raids to safety and medical care. In the trenches cases of infection, gangrene or trenchfoot were high and caused major problems for the soldiers, already trying to survive in the quagmire that engulfed them.

Helen Boyle

Helen Boyle

1869-1957
Specialist in nervous diseases, co-founder of the Lady Chichester Hospital and President, Royal Medico-Psychological Association
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (Alexander) Frederick Bradshaw

Sir (Alexander) Frederick Bradshaw

1834-1923
Physician; Surgeon-General
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Edgar Theophilus Britten

Sir Edgar Theophilus Britten

1874-1936
Captain of the Cunard White Star Liner Queen Mary
Sitter in 13 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Lennox Ross Broster

1889-1965
Consulting surgeon, Charing Cross Hospital, London
Sitter in 1 portrait
Claude Cahun

Claude Cahun

1859-1926
Voluntary aid worker; wife of Sir Vincent Henry Penalver Caillard; daughter of John Hanham
Sitter in 3 portraits
Louisa Mary Calverley (née Henniker)

Louisa Mary Calverley (née Henniker)

died 1946
President of Royal Agricultural Association; wife of Horace Calverley; daughter of Sir Bridges Henniker
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir James Cantlie

Sir James Cantlie

1851-1926
Consulting surgeon
Sitter in 6 portraits
Mairi Chisholm

Mairi Chisholm

1896-1981
Motorcycle ambulance driver, nurse and photographer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Charlotte Leonora (née Crampton), Lady Cooper

Charlotte Leonora (née Crampton), Lady Cooper

1853-1932
Leading member of the Red Cross; wife of Sir Edward Ernest Cooper; daughter of Thomas Crampton
Sitter in 4 portraits
Frances Joan (née Dickinson), Viscountess Davidson

Frances Joan (née Dickinson), Viscountess Davidson

1894-1985
Politician; wife of 1st Viscount Davidson; daughter of 1st Baron Dickinson
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir James Mckenzie Davidson

Sir James Mckenzie Davidson

1856-1919
Consultant surgeon
Sitter in 2 portraits
Ellen Lytcott (née Taylor), Lady Douglas

Ellen Lytcott (née Taylor), Lady Douglas

died 1929
Wife of Sir William Douglas
Sitter in 3 portraits
Grace Julia (née Parker), Lady Drummond

Grace Julia (née Parker), Lady Drummond

1860-1942
Head of Canadian Red Cross Information Service; former wife of George Hamilton and later wife of Sir George Drummond
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Sheldon Francis Dudley

Sir Sheldon Francis Dudley

1884-1956
Surgeon, Vice-Admiral and Chief of Medical Services in the Royal Navy
Sitter in 13 portraits
Sir George Sampson Elliston

Sir George Sampson Elliston

1875-1954
Politician and doctor
Sitter in 3 portraits
(Josephine) Letitia Denny Fairfield

(Josephine) Letitia Denny Fairfield

1885-1978
Public health physician and campaigner for social reform
Sitter in 4 portraits
Alexander Charles Farquharson

Alexander Charles Farquharson

1864-1951
Politician, doctor, barrister and soldier
Sitter in 3 portraits
Yvonne Fitzroy

Yvonne Fitzroy

1891-1971
Socialite, theatre actress and volunteer nurse
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Robert Forgan

1891-1976
Politician and Public Health Officer
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Douglas Morrison Milne Fraser

1893-1963
Military physician
Sitter in 1 portrait