Sir David and Lady Bruce. Part II: Further Adventures and Triumphs

  title={Sir David and Lady Bruce. Part II: Further Adventures and Triumphs},
  author={Basil John Steele Grogono},
  journal={Journal of Medical Biography},
  pages={125 - 132}
  • B. Grogono
  • Published 1 August 1995
  • History
  • Journal of Medical Biography
The nextassignment forDavid Brucewas to investigate the outbreak of enteric fever amongst Britishtroops in South Africawhere a war had erupted with theBoers', MaryElizabethaccompaniedhim and theyboth played a prominent role in the seige of Ladysmith in 1900. ColonelBruceworked as a surgeon and Mary worked as a sister for the RedCross. The siege of Ladysmith (Figure 1) was a prolonged battle in which British troops were locked in a desperate defending action from October 1899 until the arrival… 
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