Photograph taken at the Auxilliary Military Hospital, Helsby

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Photograph of a group of men, including Ralph Readhead, with a small girl. The men are mostly, but not all, in uniform. Several have their arms in slings, and some are brandishing sticks. The photograph is labelled "Helsby Cheshire after the Battle of the Somme 1915". Ralph Readhead spent time in the Auxilliary Military Hospital, Helsby after being wounded in the arm in 1915 (though the battle commonly known as the Somme did not occur...