Military hospitals autograph collection
- PPCLI C-40-6.1a
- 1917 - 1918
An autograph book was used to collect signatures, greetings, verses, sketches, and drawings of soldiers recuperating in military hospitals in southeastern England, 1917-1918. The hospitals referenced are No. 16 Canadian General Hospital (formerly Ontario Military Hospital), No. 7 Canadian General Hospital, and Princess Patricia’s Canadian Red Cross Hospital. The owner of the book may have been a nursing sister, a volunteer, or a patient, or its ownership may have passed among several individuals. The name “Pete Binquist” is inscribed on the inside front cover. “Sister Devitt” is referenced on page 43. Signatures include PPCLI members Leslie S. MacDonald, D.W. Fraser, and F. Weaver.