A ward for the totally and permanently incapacitated in an Anzac hostel

Post-World War I

A nurse standing beside a mobile hospital bed and patient with two patients in the background.
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Title: A ward for the totally and permanently incapacitated in an Anzac hostel
Subtitle: Post-World War I
Date: Circa 1919
Notes: Anzac hostels were established by the Repatriation Department to care for totally and permanently incapacitated (TPI) returned service personnel. After being rendered TPI as a result of wounds to his back and thighs in France, Albert Ward spent the remaining 43 years of his life confined to a bed on coach wheels at an Anzac hostel for returned veterans.
Keywords: World War I, repatriation, Anzac,
Record creator: Repatriation Department
Reference: A7342, ALBUM 2

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