Leicester and Leicestershire During WW1


Leicester and Leicestershire During WW1


World War I

University of Leicester
5th Northern General Hospital


This collection contains items from Special Collections and the East Midlands Oral History Archive relating to Leicester and Leicestershire during World War I. Material includes photographs and documents from the University Archives concerning the Fifth Northern General Hospital, Leicester, a selection of photographs from the Leicester Mercury Archive, and edited oral history compilations.



Collection Items

Web pages listing the names of men and women known to have served with the 5th Northern General Hospital during World War I.

The Doctor
"The doctor": left painting of two. Wounded and sick men gathered outside a hospital. Signed and dated lower left "Cayley Robinson, 1920"

The Arch of Remembrance
Illustration of Edwin Lutyens's memorial arch by L. P. Jenkins, from The Form and Order of the Unveiling Ceremony of the Arch of Remembrance (Leicester, 1925).
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