Victoria to Vimy The First World War Collections at the University of Victoria Libraries

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Description:
Page contains 2 photographs depicting young women who assisted Wills during his time in France and Belgium, when he was stricken with Spanish Flu.
Date:
1917-1918
Location(s):
Belgium--Thulin; France--Denain
Transcript:
[start page] After Armistice and our capture of Mons, I billeted my horses and me in a farm in Thulin, Belguim (sic). I was stricken with 'flu and I was given first-call treatment by thse girls, Desiree and Josephine, after the farmer put me to bed in his home. I think they had a lot to do with my survival. This is Mlle Amalia Morel,of Denain, France. After an exhaustive period, we stopped in this town and she was one of civilians (sic) who greeted us and gave me a healthy meal. [end page]
People Depicted:
Morel, Amelia