Mametz Wood: The stretcher bearers to the Somme’s stricken – BBC News

The unit was raised mainly from St John-trained men from across the south Wales coalfields – Amman, Garw, Ogmore Vale and Rhondda valleys and Gwent

The largely over-looked efforts of the 130th (St John) Field Ambulance unit in Mametz Wood.

Source: Mametz Wood: The stretcher bearers to the Somme’s stricken – BBC News

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2 thoughts on “Mametz Wood: The stretcher bearers to the Somme’s stricken – BBC News

  1. As someone who worked as a civilian EMT for over twenty years, I can still barely imagine the horrors that these brave men went through. The sights they must have seen undoubtedly left them scarred mentally, as well as the physical injuries suffered my many too.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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