From flirting soldiers to a tragic marriage, indulge in some love stories from the First World War.
Young Red Cross nurses spent hours on the wards tending to wounded soldiers. The men’s conversations, jokes and songs must have provided a welcome relief from all the cleaning, making beds and gangrenous limbs the nurses had to deal with.
Many patients took a shine to the women who cared for them. Soldiers gave photographs of themselves to the nurses they liked as a memento.