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In the First World War, over 41,000 British servicemen lost limbs. What is...

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Charles Lack | Herbert Seddon Teaching Centre |

Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital

Brockley Hill

Stanmore

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The RNOH Stanmore is hosting a free event with Dr. Julie Anderson, Reader in History & Faculty Director of Medical Humanities at the University of Kent. In her talk, Dr. Anderson will examine the British soldier's experience of amputation and prosthetics in the First World War, and its subsequent legacy. Dr.Imad Sedki, RNOH Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine, will present his perspective on contemporary prosthetics and rehabilitation.

This talk is facilitated by Pegleg Productions as part of Searching for the Grey Lady: A Ghost from WW1 at the RNOH funded by Heritage Lottery Fund through a First World War – Then and Now grant. Developed by project lead Nicola Lane in collaboration with Kent University’s Gateways to the First World War, and their academic team. https://www.gatewaysfww.org.uk/projects/searching-grey-lady-ghost-ww1-rnoh

Thanks to National Lottery players for their charitable support to help deliver this project. Image: © IWM (Q 108162) Servicemen with missing limbs at Roehampton Hospital, January 1918.

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Charles Lack | Herbert Seddon Teaching Centre |

Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital

Brockley Hill

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