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The Front Line - Trenches & Dressing Stations

We are indebted to 208 Field Hospital for their re-creation of a 1914 trench system and WWI Casualty Clearing Station in the LMI car park. Visitors were also able to see a 2014 Field Dressing Station and modern military vehicles, and listen to various demonstrations and re-enactments on the theme of military medicine past and present.

208 personnel outside the trench

1914 medical kit trunk

 2014 medical supplies

 Major Bev Sapre, 208 Field Hospital 

A visitor tries on some modern kit

Sign for Advanced Dressing Station

Dame Lorna Muirhead and visitors
hear army personnel speak on 1914
trench life and medicine

Visitors to the trenches 

1914 wash basin, canteen and teapot 

 Modern military medical vehicle    

208 Field Hospital Lecture

 Visitors discover more about
modern military medicine

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