Ladies of Charity

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Manuscript in pen in Marion Scott's hand. Part of the 'Hospital Pictures' series. After manuscript drafts in the black manuscript notebook 52.1, in which the poem is titled 'Nurses', and a draft sent in an envelope dated 17th November 1917 to Scott. Possibly written while Ivor Gurney was on a signalling course at Seaton Delaval, Northumberland. Included in 'War's Embers' (1919).