Ep240 – Dr Emily Mayhew – Stretcher Bearers on the Western Front

Military medical historian Dr Emily Mayhew talks about the role of stretcher bearers during the Great War. Stretcher bearers played a major role in extracting and saving wounded men from the battlefield and Emily talks about who they were, what they did and what difference they made. She works as a Visiting Researcher and historian in residence at the Faculty of Engineering, Department of Bioengineering at Imperial College London (more information here https://bit.ly/3HSDQJs)