Percy Francis Harwood at Corsham Town Hospital. Note the different styles of the two Bath chairs. The Daily Needs board to the right of the door is difficult to read, but ap- pears to state “broom head, flowers, matches, outdoor games”
Percy Francis Harwood at Corsham Town Hospital. Note the different styles of the two Bath chairs. The Daily Needs board to the right of the door is difficult to read, but ap- pears to state “broom head, flowers, matches, outdoor games”

Percy Francis Harwood at Corsham Town Hospital. Note the different styles of the two Bath chairs. The Daily Needs board to the right of the door is difficult to read, but ap- pears to state “broom head, flowers, matches, outdoor games”

Following the article in the July 2010 edition of Corsham Spotlight, I have been sent a photograph, shown below, of a group of patients and staff at Corsham Town Hospital circa 1915 by the great grandson of Percy Francis Harwood, arrowed. The photo was taken by Herbert Spackman, the well-known local photographer. As the picture shows, Percy had gun shot wounds to his face and shoulder. It is thought he was in the Middlesex Regiment. at this time. He returned to service in India, then Egypt, until he was demobbed on 27th March 1919.

Percy‘s great grandson is keen to know more about Percy‘s time at Corsham Hospital and the other people in the photograph. If anyone has any information, could they please contact me, my details are on the front cover, bottom left.

Jane Browning 

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