American Red Cross Military Hospital, Neuilly, France

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ID/Title: American Red Cross Military Hospital, Neuilly, France

Date: 1918

Creator: unknown

Description: American Red Cross Military Hospital in Neuilly, France. Photos taken August 1918. 32 nursed and 8 doctors trained by the Sisters of Mercy from St. John’s Hospital in St. Louis, MO volunteered to form a mobile unit there. It was the first of it’s kind to be operated by the US Government – for the purpose of giving emergency treatment to wounded soldiers in France.

Photo 2 shows interior of Ward #77.

Photo 3 shows interior of ward #246 patient Sgt. Donohue being attended to by Genevieve Garvens, R.N. and Mrs. Denvel with visitors Lt. Fortner and Lt Donohue looking on.

Photo 4 shows a hallway full of patients on cots waiting to go into surgery.

Source: St. Louis Regional Community Collection, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas

Additional Information: © Mercy Heritage Center, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas