RCN Hospital at St. John's, 27 December 1942
RCN Hospital at St. John's, 27 December 1942

War helped advance health-care services in Newfoundland and Labrador. British, French, American, and Canadian forces all established military hospitals here between the 18th and mid-20th centuries. Pictured above is Leading Seaman H.H. Nicolle, a victim of the Knights of Columbus Hostel fire, at the St. John's Royal Canadian Navy Hospital.

Photo by John Daniel Mahoney. Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada (PA-114422), Ottawa, Ontario.
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