This commemorative exhibition is drawn from original artwork, photographs and archive material from the P&O Heritage Collection, which is today proudly preserved by DP World.
The exhibition has been written and researched by Susie Cox and designed and produced by Beth Ellis. We are most grateful to Gillian Mallett for permission to use her mother's recollections and photographs of her time on board the Hospital Ship EGYPT.
What to See
There are a number of major anniversary exhibitions commemorating World War 1. Here are just a few of our top picks:
War at Sea
'Hospital + Troop Ships – Transporting the walking and the wounded in First World War' - on board HQS Wellington, London www.thewellingtontrust.com
'Racing to War – The Royal Navy & 1914' - The National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth www.royalnavalmuseum.org
'Valour, Loss & Sacrifice: Chatham, The Royal Navy and the War at Sea' - Chatham Historic Dockyard, Kent www.historicdockyard.co.uk
'The War at Sea – the Australian Navy in WW1' opening soon at the Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney www.anmm.gov.au
Other WW1 Subjects
The (newly opened) First World War Galleries - Imperial War Museum, London www.iwm.org.
'The Hospital in the Oatfield - The Art of Nursing in the First World War' - Florence Nightingale Museum, London www.florence-nightingale.co.uk
'Anzac Voices' - Australian War Memorial, Canberra www.awm.gov.au
Where to find out more:
For help in tracing your World War 1 ancestors serving at sea click on to the National Archives link: www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/first-world-war/