Companion - North-East Dugout / Nurses

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Pencil drafts in Ivor Gurney's hand of two 'Hospital Pictures', published in War's Embers (1919). 'Nurses' was published under the title 'Ladies of Charity'. From a Black notebook inscribed 'Pvt Gurney 241282 / Gloucester', used by Ivor Gurney between November 1917 and January 1918, whilst Gurney was at Seaton Delaval, Northumberland on a signalling course. The diary includes some early drafts of poems, notes on the camp and military matters, sketches, lists, musical scores, addresses...