The History of Leith

April 4, 2010

Find out how women joined the war effort.

Dates: Sat 3 – Sun 4 April
Times: 9:45–16:00 (Drop-in)
Cost: Free (included in Castle admission)

Listen to stories of the horrors of casualty stations and the back breaking toil of digging the land.
First World War Nurse

Ailsa Clarke highlights the vital role of the nursing service during the First World War. She will demonstrate the different techniques used to treat injuries and dress wounds that were common to troops on the Western Front. for more click here

These wounds would typically be caused by poison gas, shrapnel, machine gun fire and bayonet.

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