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Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton, Greater London

Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton, Greater London
Photograph taken 1918 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: bl24276

Ward 2 in Shanghai Hut No. 3 at Queen Mary's Hospital. Wounded servicemen with missing limbs are wearing their convalescent uniforms. Queen Mary's Hospital was established in 1915 for servicemen who had lost limbs during action in the First World War. Several thousand amputees were rehabilitated at the hospital with many of the patients receiving prosthetic limbs.