Asylums at war: Duston War Hospital, 1916-1919

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In early 1917, Duston War Hospital opened its doors to sick and wounded Allied servicemen. 'This new Hospital was not actually new at all, but one of twenty-four asylums requisitions as part of the British war effort'. Duston War Hospital went on to care for thousands of men until its closure in 1919. But what happened to its civilian inmates during the war?
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages3
Specialist publicationEast Midlands History and Heritage Magazine
PublisherEast Midlands History and Heritage
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jul 2016


  • Asylum
  • War
  • Hospital


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