Charles Hilton Boyce

Charles Hilton Boyce

He was guiding three mules hauling artillery when a shell exploded nearby and the shrapnel took the whole stomach out of one of the mules.
John McCrae

John McCrae

The poem for which McCrae is chiefly remembered, “In Flanders fields,” was written while he was waiting for the wounded to arrive at his dugout.
Henry Devereaux Corlis White

Henry Devereaux Corlis White

He left the war physically unscathed but was mentally traumatized.
Martha Morkin

Martha Morkin

She was assisting a surgeon who was shot dead as he operated. Grief would have to wait; she had to finish the operation or risk losing the patient.