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- - - - The Welsh Hospital…


The Welsh Hospital at Netley. Mrs Lloyd George, accompanied by Lady Mond and Miss Megan TJoyd George, visited the National Hospital on Friday last. The Hospital was full, there being 204 men and 8 officer patients, a large number having been admitted from the Dardanelles on the previous evening. It was a beautiful day, and the Hos- pital was looking its best. All the wards were visited, and Mrs floyd George took the greatest interest in conversing with the patients, par- ticularly those from Welsh regiments, of whom there were a number recently admitted. The majority of the wounded are from the Dardan- elles, comprising members of many British terri- torial regiments, besides Australians, New Zea. landers and Canadians.—'all sorts and condi- tions of men.' The Lloyd George bed was occupied by an Irishman, who said it was a very good bed to sleep on Others of the endowed beds which exited interest were the Women's Suffrage beds and the Welsh Dogs bed. The occupant of one of the former beds expressed his sympathy with the Suffrage cause, although he did not approve of window-smashing methods. The Welsh Dogs bed represents £ 250 collected by dogs throughout Wales and a photograph album of the dogs in their collect- ing costumes, which is placed near the bed, much interested Miss Megan. The visitors lunched with the staff, after which further wards were visited, also the operating theatre, X-ray, domestic and other departments. During the eleven months it has been at Netley the Welsh Hospital has thoroughly established itself, and with its open corridors, surrounded by shrubs, bright, cheerful country surroundings, and spacious wards, presents a most attractive appearance, and drew the warmest praises from the visitors. A packet of letters which had saved a man's life caused Mrs Lloyd George to voice her ap- proval of armour. The tales of the wounded, particularly dramatic incidents connected with the landing and fighting in the Dardanelles, excited much interest. Gifts of cigarettes for the patients and flowers for the wards from the visitors were greatly appreciated. The visitors were shown round by the Com- manding Officer, Col. A. W. Sheen the Matron, Miss E. G. Evans, A.N.S.R. and other officers of the Hospital, and spent between three and four hours on their visit. Before leaving, Mrs Lloyd George expressed her great admiration of the Hospital and the work it was doing, and said she hoped. to bring her husband on another occasion when he had time to spare.

Soar, ger Tregaron.