World War One - Blind Veterans UK

A collection of Word War One era images providing an engrossing insight into the history of Blind Veteran's UK (previously St Dunstan's) during the war years.
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This postcard shows Sergeant-Major Middlemiss, who was blinded by shrapnel during the Galipolli campaign in 1915. He joined Blind Veterans UK, formally known as St Dunstan's, to learn how to read brail and to type. #BlindVeteransUK #WarPostcards #FirstWorldWar #WorldWarOne #PaintedPostcards

This postcard shows Sergeant-Major MIDDLEMISS, who was blinded by shrapnel during the Galipolli campaign in He joined Blind Veterans UK, formally known as St Dunstan's, to learn how to read brail and to type.

Nurses guiding a group of World War One veterans in bandages #blindveteransuk #blind #veterans #worldwarone #ww1

Nurses guiding a group of World War One veterans in bandages

Postcards were sold to raise funds for the soldiers who were blinded in the First World War. This one is titled "Blinded" and came in a pack of six. #BlindVeteransUK #FirstWorldWar #PaintedPostcards #Postcards

Postcards were sold to raise funds for the soldiers who were blinded in the First World War. This one is titled "Blinded" and came in a pack of six.

This postcard, titled "Blinded for You," was sold during the First World War to rise funds for Blind Veterans UK. #BlindVeteransUK #FirstWorldWar #PaintedPostcards #Postcards

This postcard, titled "Blinded for You," was sold during the First World War to rise funds for Blind Veterans UK.

This postcard "When the Night Sets in the Sun is Down" was part a set of five created to rasie funds for the blinded soldiers in the First World War. #BlindVeteransUK #FirstWorldWar #PaintedPostcards #Postcards

This postcard "When the Night Sets in the Sun is Down" was part a set of five created to rasie funds for the blinded soldiers in the First World War.

This photographic postcard shows wounded soldiers from the First World War, many with eye wounds and some who were completely blind. The photo was taken by Mr E. C. Cook of Fulham Road, London.  #WarPhotography #BlindVeteransUK #FirstWorldWar #WorldWarOne

This photographic postcard shows wounded soldiers from the First World War, many with eye wounds and some who were completely blind. The photo was taken by Mr E. Cook of Fulham Road, London.

During our 99 year history, Blind Veterans UK, have produced a series of postcards. This one is from the First World War and is titled "Blinded for You" #BlindVeteransUK #FirstWorldWar #PaintedPostcards #Postcards

During our 99 year history, Blind Veterans UK, have produced a series of postcards. This one is from the First World War and is titled "Blinded for You"

The proceeds from the sale of this card, with verses written by L. Jones of Sileby, went to the blinded soldiers and sailors in the First World War. #BlindVeteransUK #WarPoems #FirstWorldWar #WorldWarOne

The proceeds from the sale of this card, with verses written by L. Jones of Sileby, went to the blinded soldiers and sailors in the First World War.

This postcard that was sold to raise funds for blinded soldiers in the First World War was dedicated to Captain Angus Buchanan V.C., who studied braille and typewriting with Blind Veterans UK, formally known as St. Dunstan's. #PaintedPostcards #WorldWarOne #BlindVeteransUK #WarPostcards

This postcard that was sold to raise funds for blinded soldiers in the First World War was dedicated to Captain Angus Buchanan V., who studied braille and typewriting with Blind Veterans UK, formally known as St.

We are celebrating Emily Wilson, an amazing veteran who served in the WRENS (Women’s Royal Naval Service) in Malta throughout World War One. Emily lost her sight to a pre-existing condition during her time in the Wrens, with the support and specialist training of Blind Veterans UK, she was able to get back into her old profession.

Recruiting poster for the WRNS; Recruiting poster for the Women’s Royal Naval Service (WRNS), designed by Joyce Dennys, c.

This postcard "Pal" was part a set of five created to rasie funds for the blinded soldiers in the First World War. #BlindVeteransUK #FirstWorldWar #PaintedPostcards #Postcards

This postcard "Pal" was part a set of five created to rasie funds for the blinded soldiers in the First World War.

This postcard "Memories" painted by Caton Woodville was part a set of five created to rasie funds for the blinded soldiers in the First World War. #BlindVeteransUK #FirstWorldWar #PaintedPostcards #Postcards

This postcard "Memories" painted by Caton Woodville was part a set of five created to rasie funds for the blinded soldiers in the First World War.

This postcard "You've not said how I've Growed, Daddy!" was part a set of five created to rasie funds for the blinded soldiers in the First World War. #BlindVeteransUK #FirstWorldWar #PaintedPostcards #Postcards

This postcard "You've not said how I've Growed, Daddy!" was part a set of five created to rasie funds for the blinded soldiers in the First World War.

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