Medical Officers in Etretat 1915/16
This photograph shows Medical Staff and perhaps other officers in Etretat in 1915 or 1916. A number of the names are those of people whom Edie mentions in her diary.
(September 2011) thought this might have been taken outside the Officers Mess
at Villa Le Maupas. Now (December 2012), although
we do not have conclusive information, we think it is very likely that
this was taken at la Villa les Roses in Etretat which was used to
accommodate male British medical staff during the period prior to the
arrival of the Americans in June 1917. This idea is certainly supported
by the second photograph below, taken in front of La Villa les Roses.
This second photo (© Alain Millet) shows the villa as it is in the 21st
Some of the names are clear to read but others are uncertain. Here's what we think they are:
Front row seated Left to Right:
Name on Left:
Top row Left to Right:
See the names index for dates on which she is mentioned in Edie's
diaries. The names in bold above tally with names mentioned by Edie.
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