Old Photos of Witham

First World War.Closing of Red Cross Hospital at the Bridge, Hatfield Road, view at railway station

First World War. ‘Closing of Red X. Hospital Witham Feb.28th 1919’. See report from Essex Weekly News, 7 March 1919. Taken at Railway station, with train on left and station building behind. VADs and others saying goodbye to soldiers. The hospital was in the Hospital wing (since demolished) at the west end of what is now the Bridge (see for instance photo M612).

Date taken28 February 1919
SourceFarren, Edna
Posted on Full size 3361 × 2120

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