Memoirs & Diaries - The Best 500 Cockney War Stories - Hospital
Published in London in 1921, The Best 500 Cockney War Stories comprised, in the words of its newspaper publisher (The London Evening News) "a remembering and retelling of those war days when laughter sometimes saved men's reason".
The collection of short memoirs, some 500 in total, is divided into five categories - Action, Lull, Hospital, High Seas and Here and There.
Other sections within the collection can be accessed using the sidebar to the right.
Summarised below is a list of the story pages available within the third of these categories, Hospital:
|"Tich" Meets the King and four other stories|
|"Lunnon" and four other stories|
|Self-supporting and four other stories|
|Room for the Comforter and four other stories|
|"'Arf Price at the Pickshers!" and six other stories|
One in five of the Australians and New Zealanders who left their country to fight in the war never returned; 80,000 in total.
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