17 August 2018

6210 Private George Howes, 1st Battalion Norfolk Regiment

“…the partly-demented poor fellow…” On Wednesday 9th June 1915 the Moss Side Hospital visitors’ book records a visit to Private G. Howe from his brother Mr F. Howe whose address is given…

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10 August 2018

A Happy Marriage from the pain of War

Whilst researching soldiers who were treated at Moss Side, I discovered that one of the soldiers who suffered very badly after harrowing experiences at the Front, met and married one of the…

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3 August 2018

An Advert in Ormskirk Advertiser – December 1915

Volunteers on the project spent some time going through the Ormskirk Advertiser for the time that the hospital was open. One of the items they found was a plea for musical instruments…

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27 July 2018

9774 Private Frank Gamble 2nd Cheshire Regiment: A Short Biography

Born in 1893 in Stockport the son of Thomas Gamble, a Railway worker, and Kate Ashurst, Frank Gamble is described as a Doubling Frame Doffer on the 1911 Census [An individual who…

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