Military Hospital V.R. 76, Ris-Orangis, France: soldier with amputation following leg wound, after fighting at Verdun in World War I. Photograph, 1916.
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The military hospital, V.R. 76 was founded in 1915 by the Hon. Lady Johnstone and Mr Harold J. Reckitt. Situated at Ris-Orangis (12 miles south of Paris), treating only surgical cases, the hospital was the operating centre for a group of nine hospitals attached to it. The hospital closed in 1918