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Heritage: The thimble that saved thousands of servicemen

Wimbledon Hospital at Thurstan Road, off Copse Hill, was heavily used to treat injured servicemen during the First World War. The Silver Thimble Fund provided a dedicated bed there.

Wimbledon Hospital at Thurstan Road, off Copse Hill, was heavily used to treat injured servicemen during the First World War. The Silver Thimble Fund provided a dedicated bed there.

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