Reference numberMS/929/1/81
TitleLetter from Helena Gleichen, II Armata - VI Corpo D'Armata, Zona Di Guerra, to James Mackenzie Davidson
Date8 May 1917
DescriptionInforms Mackenzie Davidson of another assistant returning to England, Miss Grant. Describes her as a 'rather pathetic poor lamb' and very inaccurate in her work. Recalls a particularly interesting case of a lieutenant wounded in the neck with a piece of shell [small illustration provided]. They found what they thought was metal using the localiser, though the doctors thought it was bone. It transpired that it was in fact both. Asks Mackenzie Davidson why they were unable to see the bone with the localiser. Also asks Mackenzie Davidson if he could get three or four of his telephone probes at his cheapest price and send them out. Notes that their four newest assistants - Miss Chapman, Miss Williams, Miss Gretton and Miss North - are showing signs of promise.
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