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At the outbreak of the First World War the Red Cross secured buildings, equipment and staff to set up temporary hospitals to cope with wounded men returning from the front. Red Barnes at Redcar (former home of intrepid Victorian explorer Gertrude Bell) was another such hospital, the image shows Red Barns orderlies seated bedside empty beds.
Image courtesy of Brenda Harding.

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