First World War hospital pictures may help trace mystery soldier





The photographs were unearthed when after locals in Shepreth, Cambridgeshire, started searching for the family of Private Edward Wolstencroft, who was treated at the hospital in 1915.

Roy Chamberlain, from Foxton, Cambridgeshire, whose grandmother Mary was a nurse at the hospital, came forward with the photographs in the hope they might help identify the soldier and his family.

The search for Private Wolstencroft began shortly before Christmas after workmen fixing floorboards at Shepreth village hall found a postcard written to the soldier in April 1915 hidden behind wooden wall panels....


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