Driven to Despair: The Dark Side of the Cannock Chase Camps (part 1)

Posted: November 10, 2016 in Graveyards, Health, Mysteries, Social History, War Memorials, WWI
Anonymous grave markers,  now divorced from their graves, at the Burntwood Asylum graveyard. 2016.

Anonymous grave markers, now divorced from their graves, at the Burntwood Asylum graveyard. 2016.

The first of a 3 part article on depression in WWI, with special emphasis on the Cannock Chase camps. Part 1 investigates how well mental health was understood back in World War One and the story of a local soldier Silas Sargent of Bloxwich and Cheslyn Hay… https://wyrleyblog.wordpress.com/cannock/driven-to-dispair-the-dark-side-of-the-cannock-chase-camps-part-1/

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  1. Clive says:

    Hello Paul. During my research on the soldiers from Walsall Wood that died in ww1, I came across some men that could not cope with life after all the crap they had been through, and ended up topping them selfs.
    Good to see you active again mate
    Best wishes Clive

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