Hospital Autograph Book, item 43

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        Ten Commandments  for Wounded Soldiers

I     I am the Matron Thou shalt have no

other Matron but me

II        Thou shalt not make to thyself a friend of the

V.A.D.s not take a likeness to one that is in thy

ward or in the ward above or in the ward beneath

Thou shalt  not walk out with them, or take then out

to tea, for I, the Matron, am a jealous Matron + visit

the sins of the patients upon the V.A.D' + show no mercy

unto them that hate me + keep not my commandments

/3/ Thou shalt not take up the time of the board in vain,

for the board will mark him for general service that

taketh up its time in vain.

/4/ Remember  that I rest wholly the seventh day  six days do I

fuss about + do all I want to do but the seventh day is the

Sabbath day in it I do no manner of work, If the night Sister

the Orderlies, the cook, + the  ...            that comes in on week days

for six days  I visit the wards + all that in them is but

give it a rest on the Sabbath wherefore the seventh is blessed

/5/ Have not thy Father + Mother to see thee that thy days

may seem long in the Hospital to which the Authorities have

                                                                                   sent thee

/6/ Thou shalt do no massage upon a fellow patient

/7/ Thou shalt not adulterate they medicine with      water

/8/ Thou shalt not steal another patients stimulant.

/9/ Thous shalt not bear false witness about they temperature

/10/ Thou shalt not covet they neighbours bed Thou shalt

not covet they neighbours wards or is treatment or his diet

or his bed rests, or his hot water bottles, or his pyjamas

or anything that is his,

                                   Best wishes from L.F.

[next page]


Be you to others kind and true

As you would others be to you

And never do or say to men

The thing you would not take again

                                L/C G B Fox

                                 8 Bedfrads

                                8.8.17

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        Ten Commandments  for Wounded Soldiers

I     I am the Matron Thou shalt have no

other Matron but me

II        Thou shalt not make to thyself a friend of the

V.A.D.s not take a likeness to one that is in thy

ward or in the ward above or in the ward beneath

Thou shalt  not walk out with them, or take then out

to tea, for I, the Matron, am a jealous Matron + visit

the sins of the patients upon the V.A.D' + show no mercy

unto them that hate me + keep not my commandments

/3/ Thou shalt not take up the time of the board in vain,

for the board will mark him for general service that

taketh up its time in vain.

/4/ Remember  that I rest wholly the seventh day  six days do I

fuss about + do all I want to do but the seventh day is the

Sabbath day in it I do no manner of work, If the night Sister

the Orderlies, the cook, + the  ...            that comes in on week days

for six days  I visit the wards + all that in them is but

give it a rest on the Sabbath wherefore the seventh is blessed

/5/ Have not thy Father + Mother to see thee that thy days

may seem long in the Hospital to which the Authorities have

                                                                                   sent thee

/6/ Thou shalt do no massage upon a fellow patient

/7/ Thou shalt not adulterate they medicine with      water

/8/ Thou shalt not steal another patients stimulant.

/9/ Thous shalt not bear false witness about they temperature

/10/ Thou shalt not covet they neighbours bed Thou shalt

not covet they neighbours wards or is treatment or his diet

or his bed rests, or his hot water bottles, or his pyjamas

or anything that is his,

                                   Best wishes from L.F.

[next page]


Be you to others kind and true

As you would others be to you

And never do or say to men

The thing you would not take again

                                L/C G B Fox

                                 8 Bedfrads

                                8.8.17


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  • January 14, 2019 18:32:35 Annick Rodriguez

            Ten Commandments  for Wounded Soldiers

    I     I am the Matron Thou shalt have no

    other Matron but me

    II        Thou shalt not make to thyself a friend of the

    V.A.D.s not take a likeness to one that is in thy

    ward or in the ward above or in the ward beneath

    Thou shalt  not walk out with them, or take then out

    to tea, for I, the Matron, am a jealous Matron + visit

    the sins of the patients upon the V.A.D' + show no mercy

    unto them that hate me + keep not my commandments

    /3/ Thou shalt not take up the time of the board in vain,

    for the board will mark him for general service that

    taketh up its time in vain.

    /4/ Remember  that I rest wholly the seventh day  six days do I

    fuss about + do all I want to do but the seventh day is the

    Sabbath day in it I do no manner of work, If the night Sister

    the Orderlies, the cook, + the  ...            that comes in on week days

    for six days  I visit the wards + all that in them is but

    give it a rest on the Sabbath wherefore the seventh is blessed

    /5/ Have not thy Father + Mother to see thee that thy days

    may seem long in the Hospital to which the Authorities have

                                                                                       sent thee

    /6/ Thou shalt do no massage upon a fellow patient

    /7/ Thou shalt not adulterate they medicine with      water

    /8/ Thou shalt not steal another patients stimulant.

    /9/ Thous shalt not bear false witness about they temperature

    /10/ Thou shalt not covet they neighbours bed Thou shalt

    not covet they neighbours wards or is treatment or his diet

    or his bed rests, or his hot water bottles, or his pyjamas

    or anything that is his,

                                       Best wishes from L.F.

    [next page]


    Be you to others kind and true

    As you would others be to you

    And never do or say to men

    The thing you would not take again

                                    L/C G B Fox

                                     8 Bedfrads

                                    8.8.17

  • January 14, 2019 18:31:07 Annick Rodriguez

            Ten Commandments  for Wounded Soldiers

    I     I am the Matron Thou shalt have no

    other Matron but me

    II        Thou shalt not make to thyself a friend of the

    V.A.D.s not take a likeness to one that is in thy

    ward or in the ward above or in the ward beneath

    Thou shalt  not walk out with them, or take then out

    to tea, for I, the Matron, am a jealous Matron + visit

    the sins of the patients upon the V.A.D' + show no mercy

    unto them that hate me + keep not my commandments

    /3/ Thou shalt not take up the time of the board in vain,

    for the board will mark him for general service that

    taketh up its time in vain.

    /4/ Remember  that I rest wholly the seventh day  six days do I

    fuss about + do all I want to do but the seventh day is the

    Sabbath day in it I do no manner of work, If the night Sister

    the Orderlies, the cook, + the  ...            that comes in on week days

    for six days  I visit the wards + all that in them is but

    give it a rest on the Sabbath wherefore the seventh is blessed

    /5/ Have not thy Father + Mother to see thee that thy days

    may seem long in the Hospital to which the Authorities have

                                                                                       sent thee

    /6/ Thou shalt do no massage upon a fellow patient

    /7/ Thou shalt not adulterate they medicine with      water

    /8/ Thou shalt not steal another patients stimulant.

    /9/ Thous shalt not bear false witness about they temperature

    /10/ Thou shalt not covet they neighbours bed Thou shalt

    not covet they neighbours wards or is treatment or his diet

    or his bed rests, or his hot water bottles, or his pyjamas

    or anything that is his,

                                       Best wishes from L.F.


  • January 14, 2019 18:29:39 Annick Rodriguez

            Ten Commandments  for Wounded Soldiers

    I     I am the Matron Thou shalt have no

    other Matron but me

    II        Thou shalt not make to thyself a friend of the

    V.A.D.s not take a likeness to one that is in thy

    ward or in the ward above or in the ward beneath

    Thou shalt  not walk out with them, or take then out

    to tea, for I, the Matron, am a jealous Matron + visit

    the sins of the patients upon the V.A.D' + show no mercy

    unto them that hate me + keep not my commandments

    /3/ Thou shalt not take up the time of the board in vain,

    for the board will mark him for general service that

    taketh up its time in vain.

    /4/ Remember  that I rest wholly the seventh day  six days do I

    fuss about + do all I want to do but the seventh day is the

    Sabbath day in it I do no manner of work, If the night Sister

    the Orderlies, the cook, + the  ...            that comes in on week days

    for six days  I visit the wards + all that in them is but

    give it a rest on the Sabbath wherefore the seventh is blessed

    /5/ Have not thy Father + Mother to see thee that thy days

    may seem long in the Hospital to which the Authorities have

                                                                                       sent thee

    /6/ Thou shalt do no massage upon a fellow patient

    /7/ Thou shalt not adulterate they medicine with      water

    /8/ Thou shalt not steal another patients stimulant.

    /9/ Thous shalt not bear false witness about they temperature

    /10/ Thou shalt not covet the



  • January 14, 2019 18:27:55 Annick Rodriguez

            Ten Commandments  for Wounded Soldiers

    I     I am the Matron Thou shalt have no

    other Matron but me

    II        Thou shalt not make to thyself a friend of the

    V.A.D.s not take a likeness to one that is in thy

    ward or in the ward above or in the ward beneath

    Thou shalt  not walk out with them, or take then out

    to tea, for I, the Matron, am a jealous Matron + visit

    the sins of the patients upon the V.A.D' + show no mercy

    unto them that hate me + keep not my commandments

    /3/ Thou shalt not take up the time of the board in vain,

    for the board will mark him for general service that

    taketh up its time in vain.

    /4/ Remember  that I rest wholly the seventh day  six days do I

    fuss about + do all I want to do but the seventh day is the

    Sabbath day in it I do no manner of work, If the night Sister

    the Orderlies, the cook, + the  ...            that comes in on week days

    for six days  I visit the wards + all that in them is but

    give it a rest on the Sabbath wherefore the seventh is blessed

    /5/ Have not thy Father + Mother to see thee that thy days

    may seem long in the Hospital to which the Authorities have

                                                                                       sent thee

    /6/ Thou shalt do no massage upon a fellow patient

    /7/ Thou shalt not adulterate they medicine with      water


  • January 14, 2019 18:26:39 Annick Rodriguez

            Ten Commandments  for Wounded Soldiers

    I     I am the Matron Thou shalt have no

    other Matron but me

    II        Thou shalt not make to thyself a friend of the

    V.A.D.s not take a likeness to one that is in thy

    ward or in the ward above or in the ward beneath

    Thou shalt  not walk out with them, or take then out

    to tea, for I, the Matron, am a jealous Matron + visit

    the sins of the patients upon the V.A.D' + show no mercy

    unto them that hate me + keep not my commandments

    /3/ Thou shalt not take up the time of the board in vain,

    for the board will mark him for general service that

    taketh up its time in vain.

    /4/ Remember  that I rest wholly the seventh day  six days do I

    fuss about + do all I want to do but the seventh day is the

    Sabbath day in it I do no manner of work, If the night Sister

    the Orderlies, the cook, + the  ...            that comes in on week days

    for six days  I visit the wards + all that in them is but

    give it a rest on the Sabbath wherefore the seventh is blessed

    /5/ Have not thy Father + Mother to see thee that thy days



  • January 14, 2019 17:59:35 Annick Rodriguez

            Ten Commandments  for Wounded Soldiers

    I     I am the Matron Thou shalt have no

    other Matron but me

    II        Thou shalt not make to thyself a friend of the

    V.A.D.s not take a likeness to one that is in thy

    ward or in the ward above or in the ward beneath

    Thou shalt  not walk out with them, or take then out

    to tea, for I, the Matron, am a jealous Matron + visit

    the sins of the patients upon the V.A.D' + show no mercy

    unto them that hate me + keep not my commandments

    /3/ Thou shalt not take up the time of the board in vain,

    for the board will mark him for general service that

    taketh up its time in vain.

    /4/ Remember  that I rest wholly the seventh day  six days do I

    fuss about + do all I want to do but the seventh day is the

    Sabbath day in it I do no manner of work, If the night Sister

    the Orderlies, the cook, + the  ...            that come in on week days


  • January 14, 2019 17:54:55 Annick Rodriguez

            Ten Commandments  for Wounded Soldiers

    I     I am the Matron Thou shalt have no

    other Matron but me

    II        Thou shalt not make to thyself a friend of the

    V.A.D.s not take a likeness to one that is in thy

    ward or in the ward above or in the ward beneath

    Thou shalt  not walk out with them, or take then out

    to tea, for I, the Matron, am a jealous Matron + visit

    the sins of the patients upon the V.A.D' + show no mercy

    unto them that hate me + keep not my commandments

    /3/ Thou shalt not take up the time of the board in vain,

    for the board will mark him for general service that

    taketh up its time in vain.

    /4/ Remember  that I rest wholly the 



  • January 14, 2019 17:52:32 Annick Rodriguez

            Ten Commandments  for Wounded Soldiers

    I     I am the Matron Thou shalt have no

    other Matron but me

    II        Thou shalt not make to thyself a friend of the

    V.A.D.s not take a likeness to one that is in thy

    ward or in the ward above or in the ward beneath

    Thou shalt  not walk out with them, or take then out

    to tea,



  • January 14, 2019 17:50:30 Annick Rodriguez

            Ten Commandments  for Wounded Soldiers

    I     I am the Matron Thou shalt have no

    other Matron but me

    II        Thou shalt not make to thyself a friend of the



  • January 14, 2019 17:48:48 Annick Rodriguez

            Ten Commandments  for Wounded Soldiers

    I     I am the Matron Thou shalt have no

    other Matron but me


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