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Ethiopia (nation)

Subject Source: Local sources

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J.W.S. Macfie Ethiopian collection 1935-36

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304296A
Scope and Contents Collection of loose prints and duplicates, by various photographers, and three associated volumes.At the age of 56 John Macfie volunteered to join the British Ambulance Service in Ethiopia (B.A.S.E.), which was being organised by Dr John Melly, who had paid two visits to Ethiopia before the Italian invasion with the aim of establishing a hospital there. Macfie was appointed second in command to Melly.The B.A.S.E. arrived at Berbera, British Somaliland, at the beginning of...
Dates: 1935 - 1936
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