Regimental Surgeon and Nurse


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    Meet the Regimental Surgeon of the 95th Regiment of Foot and his Nursing Assistant to find out about the battle wounds and their treatments in the 18th century.


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    Elizabeth Castle


    Tuesdays at Elizabeth Castle

    10am to 4pm

    Meet the Regimental Surgeon of the 95th Regiment of Foot and find out about the wounds sustained during a battle and how the sick and injured were treated at the Castle.  Come and see some of the surgical and medical instruments of the 18th century and hear about the medicine and treatments that were available to the Surgeon.

    You’ll also meet the Surgeon’s Nursing Assistant, Sarah Brown, wife of a soldier in the Castle Garrison.  Mrs Brown will tell you about life as a woman who follow the army in the 18th century.

    Once you have seen the medical care available from the Surgeon and his Nursing Assistant you wouldn’t want to be an 18th century soldier!