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    Default Recovering Wounded WW2 Casualties

    Hello All,
    I remember, as nobbut a lad, seeing wounded members of HM Forces wearing a white shirt, a red tie, and a bright blue jacket? Was this for real or have I imagined it? From whence cometh this possible hallucination?
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    Peter Davies
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    And where were you when you saw these brightly dressed people, Peter?

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    Must have been the international metropolis of Peterborough - which lay within the Soke thereof.
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    I think theses were referred to as 'Hospital blues' worn by convalescents when allowed out.
    Peterborough had several Red Cross homes that were possibly used for treatment of wounded.


    Please excuse bad typing, combination of poor eyesight and using tablet, perhaps I should swallow the tablet.
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    Last edited by paulh; 19th March 2016 at 20:43. Reason: correct errors

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    Peter, is this what you saw?

    http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/for...ad.php?t=37835

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    Bruce/Paul,
    Yes - that's exactly it. Thanks.
    Peter
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