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56008: The Sisters Buried at Lemnos

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posted on 2024-05-01, 17:15 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

Entitled here as 'Sisters' Graves at Lemnos'. This poems was published in 'Verses of a V.A.D.' (1918), and 'Poems of the War and After' (1934)" Versions also published in 'St Monica's School Notes', 1915-1916 in October 1916 and 'Oxford Magazine', 11 May 1917. Brittain was stationed on the hospital ship the HMHS Britannic, at Mudros Bay, Lemnos in 1916 when she saw the graves of three Canadian sisters who died nursing in the camp hospital there.

History

Identifier

3092.cpd | 2749.jpg | VBMMP_Holograph-Sisters Graves at Lemnos-Mudros 1916-p-1.jpg 2750.jpg | VBMMP_Holograph-Sisters Graves at Lemnos-Mudros 1916-p-2.jpg

Creator

Brittain, Vera (1893-1970)

Date

1916-1918

Date Created

01/01/1916

Temporal Date

31/12/1918

Spatial

Unknown

Source

Leaf | Folio

Medium

Paper

Format

Pen

Type

Poem | Poem

Pages

1, 2

Number of Pages

2

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

The digitised Vera Brittain material may be used for educational purposes only and remains the copyright at all times of the Literary Executors for the Vera Brittain Estate, 1970 and The Vera Brittain Fonds, McMaster University Library. In any distribution or display of the material this acknowledgment must be clearly indicated.

Collection ID

Vera Brittain Archive A6 | Vera Brittain Archive A6

Repository Name

McMaster University, Mills Memorial Library, The William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections

Repository Address

1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4L6, Canada

Publisher

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive

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