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Plante (E. F. Raynes) Autograph Albums
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Collection contains five autograph albums belonging to nurse E.F. Raynes Plante and signed by soldiers recuperating at the Red Cross hospital at 6 Third Avenue, Hove, Sussex, England.
The Red Cross hospital established at no. 6 Third Avenue, Hove (near Brighton), Sussex, England, is identified in online historical lists as "British Red Cross Society" or "Third Avenue V.A.D. (Voluntary Aid Detachment) Hospital". It opened in late September 1914 and closed in December 1918. The hospital contained forty beds and its own operating theater. One report states that 1,431 Allied soldiers passed through as patients.
5 albums (5 autograph albums)
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