Berrington Hospital, autograph book of Mary Maria Squire, item 51

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Memoirs of a soldier patient

in Berrington War Hosp

___________Salop. __________

1

T"was the 31st of Jan,

 A day I won't forget.

T'was the day of my admission

With pains in the side + chest.

2

The Doctor he examined me,

Then said upstairs he goes.

They put me in cot 23.

Then stripped me of my clothes.


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3

I then was washed all over.

Clean clothes they put me on.

Then tucked me in + left me.

To sleep + rest till morn.

4

Since then I've had some ups

     + downs

But I am pleased to say.

That its due to their skillful

     treatment.

5

Ward 4 it is a good one.

The best that we can find.

Its floors are polished up + down.

And the Nurses are so kind.

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 Left page: 

Memoirs of a soldier patient

in Berrington War Hosp

___________Salop. __________

1

T"was the 31st of Jan,

 A day I won't forget.

T'was the day of my admission

With pains in the side + chest.

2

The Doctor he examined me,

Then said upstairs he goes.

They put me in cot 23.

Then stripped me of my clothes.


 Right page: 

3

I then was washed all over.

Clean clothes they put me on.

Then tucked me in + left me.

To sleep + rest till morn.

4

Since then I've had some ups

     + downs

But I am pleased to say.

That its due to their skillful

     treatment.

5

Ward 4 it is a good one.

The best that we can find.

Its floors are polished up + down.

And the Nurses are so kind.


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  • April 13, 2017 01:01:10 Cheryl Ellsworth

     Left page: 

    Memoirs of a soldier patient

    in Berrington War Hosp

    ___________Salop. __________

    1

    T"was the 31st of Jan,

     A day I won't forget.

    T'was the day of my admission

    With pains in the side + chest.

    2

    The Doctor he examined me,

    Then said upstairs he goes.

    They put me in cot 23.

    Then stripped me of my clothes.


     Right page: 

    3

    I then was washed all over.

    Clean clothes they put me on.

    Then tucked me in + left me.

    To sleep + rest till morn.

    4

    Since then I've had some ups

         + downs

    But I am pleased to say.

    That its due to their skillful

         treatment.

    5

    Ward 4 it is a good one.

    The best that we can find.

    Its floors are polished up + down.

    And the Nurses are so kind.

  • March 25, 2017 16:28:16 Annick Rodriguez

    Memoirs of a soldier patient

    in Berrington War Hosp

    ___________Salop. __________

                    /1/

    T"was the 31st of Jan.

     A day I won't forget.

    T"was the day of my admission

    With pains in the side + chest.

    _________/2/________

    The Doctor he examined me,

    Then said upstairs he goes.

    They put me in cot 23.

    Then stripped me of my clothes.


    I then was washed all over

    Clean clothes they put me on

    Then tucked me in + left me

    To sleep + rest till morn.

    _________4/__________

    Since then I've had some ups

         + downs

    But I am pleased to say

    That its due to their skillful

      treatment

    That I"m alive to-day.

    _______/5/_______

    Ward 4/ it is a good one

    The best that we can find

    Its floors are polished up + down

    And the Nurses are so kind


  • March 25, 2017 16:26:51 Annick Rodriguez

    Memoirs of a soldier patient

    in Berrington War Hosp

    ___________Salop. __________

                    /1/

    T"was the 31st of Jan.

     A day I won't forget.

    T"was the day of my admission

    With pains in the side + chest.

    _________/2/________

    The Doctor he examined me,

    Then said upstairs he goes.

    They put me in cot 23.

    Then stripped me of my clothes.


    I then was washed all over

    Clean clothes they put me on

    Then tucked me in + left me

    To sleep + rest till morn.

    _________4/__________

    Since then I've had some ups

         + downs

    But I am pleased to say

    That its due to their skillful

      treatment

    That I"m alive to-day.


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