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8387: Nurse Mabel Young's photograph album

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posted on 2024-01-18, 14:20 authored by Lest We Forget Project Team

Mabel Young volunteered as a nurse at the Princess Louise Hospital during the war.

She was engaged to be married to Bertie, who served in the Armed Forces, possibly as a Cameronian. While Mabel survived the war, Bertie was killed during the last battle of Ypres.

History

Name of contributor(s)

Gillian Morgan; granddaughter of Mabel Young.

Subject of the story/individual the object(s) relate to

Mabel Young

Date(s) the event(s) in the story took place

1896 - 1918

Location(s) where the event(s) in the story took place

Princess Louise Hospital in Erskine; The Western front.

Object(s)

Mabel Young's photograph album was provided by her granddaughter, and includes pictures from her life prior to the outbreak of war as well as her period as a voluntary nurse during wartime. Also included are photographs of Bertie, Mabel's fiancé, plus images from the Western Front, and others taken at war hospitals.

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Glasgow City Archives, Glasgow (10/04/19)

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