Field Medical Card, May 1917.

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Title

Field Medical Card, May 1917.

Subject

World War, 1914-1918--Medical care.
Wallace, M. Blanche (Mary Blanche), 1892-1979.
Medicine, Military.
Military nursing.
Great Britain. Army. No. 22 General Hospital (Camiers, France)
Harvard Surgical Unit

Description

As wounded soldiers were evacuated from the battlefield for hospital treatment, each was issued a field medical card for identification with a brief diagnosis or assessment; the card was in a window envelope and tied to the individual, with red-edged envelopes used to denote severe or urgent cases.

Source

Wallace, M. Blanche (Mary Blanche), 1892-1979. Scrapbooks, 1916-1924 (inclusive).

Date Created

1917-05

Format

text

Extent

1 card and 1 envelope.

Language

English.

Type

text

Identifier

H MS b63.1, v.2.

Provenance

Gift of M. Blanche Wallace to the Archives of Harvard Medical School, 1971.

Files

0004148_dref.jpg

Citation

“Field Medical Card, May 1917.,” OnView, accessed June 17, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/17934.