- Diabetes in the pre-insulin era,
- Military Surgery,
- Typhoid Fever,
- Sanitation and Hygiene,
- Psychiatry, including chronic alcoholism.
Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919 The pathology of influenza in France, by Dr. S. W. Patterson, published in the Medical Journal of Australia on March 6th. 1920
- Trench Foot
Extracts from the 'History of the Great War, Medical Services, Surgery
of the War' Volume 1, Edited by Major General Sir W. G. MacPherson,
1922. Also a short extract from a 1916 book on Military Surgery
by Dr Penhallow.
Blood Transfusion in the early years of the 20th Century - Extracts from the book "Blood Transfusion" by Dr Geoffrey Keynes, 1922.
- Gas warfare in the Great War
This includes the complete Manual of Gas Warfare published by HMSO,
1941, based on data from 1918 with the 3rd Edition of the Atlas of Gas
Poisoning, published in 1938. There are also a series of photographs
illustrating how horses, mules, dogs and pigeons were protected from
- Experiences with the Australian Army Medical Corps at Gallipoli
by Dr John Corbin, Major with the 1st Australian Clearing
Hospital. The author recounted his experiences in Gallipoli from
the landing at Anzac Cove to the attack at Suvla Bay and these were
published in the Medical Journal of Australia in February 1916.
- WW1 Nursing Nursing Documents, including letters from France published in book form during The Great War
- With the Serbian Mission to Serbia in 1914-1915
An extract from the book "Surgeon's Journey" by James Johnston Abraham,
CBE., DSO, FRCS, Published by Heinemann, London. This describes his
service in charge of a Serbian under-equipped, overworked hospital that
was exposed to the great Typhus Epidemic of 1915 where a million people
were affected and tens of thousands died
- The German Treatment of Injured Prisoners of War.
Extracts from an Australian Official Publication, "How the Germans
Treated Australian Prisoners of War", taken from the statements of
repatriated Australian WW1 servicemen. Issued by the Defence
Department, 1919, Melbourne, Australia.
- Hospitals and Casualty Clearing Stations
Including an index of Hospitals and Casualty Clearing Stations on the
Western Front, classified according to location and date, and extracts
from the Gazette of the 3rd London General Hospital at Wandsworth,
- The Route of Evacuation of the wounded from the battlefield.
from articles in the British Medical Journal of April-October 1917.
These include evacuation from the trenches to the Advanced Dressing
Station, descriptions of the role of the battalion medical officers,
Field Ambulances, Casualty Clearing Stations, Stationary Hospitals,
Ambulance Trains and Barges and Hospital Ships.
- Evacuation of the Sick and Wounded,
taken from a Manual entitled 'Military Organization and Administration'
by Major G R N Collins, Instructor Canadian Military School, Hugh Rees
Ltd, London 1918.
- The German Red Cross in WW1 A chapter from the American War Manual, No. 5. "How Germany Cares for her War Disabled." Published in 1918.
- Veterinary Services US Army Veterinary Corps and British Imperial Armies Veterinary Service in the field.
- Contemporary photographs and pictures
These include a series of sketches by Britain's first official War
Artist, Muirhead Bone, illustrating the transport of the wounded from
the battle of the Somme.
- Medical Diaries and Biographies
includes accounts of Flanders, the Battles of the Somme and
Passchendaele, German South West Africa, the American Red Cross in
Siberia, the Imperial Russian Army Medical Corps and on board the HMS
Carnarvon, during WW1.
- Bibliography of Great War Medicine
prepared by Dr. Andrew Bamji, Gillies Archives, Frognal Centre for
Medical Studies, Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup, Kent, UK. This was last
updated on 19th January 2009.
- The Landry Papers Selection:
Dr. Landry served as a medical officer at Camp Beauregard, Lousiana,
during WW1 and was Chief of the Medical Service in 1918. His papers
have been preserved by his family and articles on the cardiac
requirements of recruits, papers on epidemic cerebro-spinal meningitis
and the history of the medical service at Camp Beauregard, including
the influenza epidemic of 1918, are reproduced.
- The Voyage of HMS Carnarvon, 1914-1915.
A Memoir by George H J Hanks, Sick Bay Attendant on board HMS Carnarvon
in 1914 to 1915. SBA Hanks was on board HMS Carnarvon during the Battle
of the Falklands in Decenber 1914. The Memoir has been edited by his
grandson, Dr Robert K Hanks Ph.D. (History).