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Red Cross Re-enactment, Helston Railway Station, 1912

NumberHESFM:2012.11901.3
PlaceHelston Railway Station Cornwall United Kingdom
Date24.9.1912
KeywordsTrades and Professions Medical People Helston
PhotographerHawke, Alfred Herbert
Copyright© Estate of A H Hawke

Photographic postcard showing Red Cross nurses re-enacting a disaster at Helston Railway Station on 24 September 1912. The photograph shows the nurses handling a stretcher over a fence. One of the nurses (Chrissie Winn) is climbing through the wires of the fence. The back of the postcard says "They are taking one of the fever patients over the fence. Miss Chrissie Winn is getting between the wire railings. The persons at the ends (right hand side) is [sic] Miss Gwen Tyacke, Miss Dora Hall the opposite end, Ella Rowe the one next to C Winn, Edith Winn next to her. Love from W Sept 24/12". Photograph by A H Hawke of Helston.