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Red Cross Re-enactment, Helston Railway Station, 1912

NumberHESFM:2012.11901.5
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 nurses carrying a stretcher after they had taken it over a fence. The station buildings can be seen in the background and there are a number of children looking on. The back of the postcard states "After they were sucessful in getting the stretcher over. Miss Gwen Tyacke taking the lead. Ella Rowe's face is shown very plainly. Sept 24/12". Photograph by A H Hawke of Helston.