Item 01: Dudley V. Walford diary, 23 September 1914 - 13 August 1916 - Page 91
here that many operations were hurriedly performed under most dangerous conditions, and many officers and men were killed in the execution of their duty. They were invariably over taxed for accommodation notably so after our advance, and the remarkable cool manner in which all cases received the best medical aid brings high credit to the officers & men of the Army Medical Corps. They often sacrificed their lives & spent sleepless nights in the execution of their duties. From the dressing stations they were placed on board the hospital ships where the officers & sisters tended their wounds & sicknesses with all the best modern aid that the medical professions can give.