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Trooper R Martin d. 1918

What does Trooper Martin have to do with Malta's part in World War One? Malta, 'Nurse of the Mediterranean' cared for casualties from the Gallipoli and Salonika campaigns. Martin died like thousands of others - but only after surviving one of the world's first open heart surgeries AND being operated upon by one of the first woman surgeons. He has become famous 100 years later.

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admin   [Nov 10, 2018 at 11:28 PM]
...and even more HERE - click on his photo (with sound on).

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