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Florence Mellor worked as a volunteer nurse treating wounded troops at Edenfield Auxiliary Hospital, Cupar, and then shell-shocked Officers at Craiglockhart War Hospital near Edinburgh. Here you can see extracts from her second autograph book.

During this time, Nurse Mellor collected sketches, jokes and poetry penned by the soldiers she cared for. Here you can see extracts from her second autograph book, from Edenfield Hospital and Craiglockhart War Hospital. You can see images from all three autographs in the Next of Kin exhibition.

  • Cover of Nurse Mellor's second autograph book.

    Cover of Nurse Mellor's second autograph book.

  • Drawing by H L Jewell Lt, Jan 1918.

    Drawing by H L Jewell Lt, Jan 1918.

  • UNDER THE SPREADING CHESTNUT TREE THE VILLAGE SMITHY STANDS. Norman Wood, Manchester Regt, March 5th 1915.

    UNDER THE SPREADING CHESTNUT TREE THE VILLAGE SMITHY STANDS. Norman Wood, Manchester Regt, March 5th 1915.

  • F C Mellor, V.A.D, J Cully Lt, 1918.

    F C Mellor, V.A.D, J Cully Lt, 1918.

  • Follow up your objective, J Cully Lt, 1918.

    Follow up your objective, J Cully Lt, 1918.

  • CPR (Canadian Pacific Railway with beaver logo on crest), A W Ferguson, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada.

    CPR (Canadian Pacific Railway with beaver logo on crest), A W Ferguson, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada.

  • S W Varder, Lt R.G.A., April 1915

    S W Varder, Lt R.G.A., April 1915

  • Qualifying for Craiglockhart

    Qualifying for Craiglockhart

  • Triolet, G H Bonner, Feb 4th 1918.

    Triolet, G H Bonner, Feb 4th 1918.

  • Good-byee-e-e! By S Gordon-Marshall R.S.C. 12.4.18, C.W.H.

    Good-byee-e-e! By S Gordon-Marshall R.S.C. 12.4.18, C.W.H.

  • Photograph, 1915.

    Photograph, 1915.

  • Drawing by B. Ewart, Edinburgh, 6.7.18.

    Drawing by B. Ewart, Edinburgh, 6.7.18.

  • The End, Pip, 25.5.18.

    The End, Pip, 25.5.18.

  • Back cover of Nurse Mellor's autograph book

    Back cover of Nurse Mellor's autograph book

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