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Eighth Evacuation Hospital Holds Third Reunion

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(Left to right) Front row, seated: Dr. William R. Driscoll, '40; Dr. E. Cato Drash; Dr. W. Norman Thornton, Jr., '36; Dr. John L. Guerrant, '37. Back row, standing: Dr. Morris LeBauer, '29; Dr. Hubert B. Holsinger, '28; Dr. James W. Culbertson, '40; Dr. John R. Morris, Jr., '41; Dr. Albert R. Gillespie, '37; Dr. J. Richmond Low, '40. Photograph used to illustrate article in the Medical Alumni News Letter, October-November 1960, which reads (in part): "The third reunion of the 8th Evacuation Hospital was held at Alumni Hall, August 26-28, with approximately 100 members attending. "The reunion marked the fifteenth anniversary of the deactivation of the hospital, which served overseas in North Africa and Italy. "The reunion program included a cocktail party and buffet dinner at Alumni Hall on Friday, followed by an evening of informal entertainment and the showing of movies taken while while the 8th Evacuation Hospital was in service; informal get-togethers and sightseeing on Saturday, with a cocktail party at Alumni Hall at 5 p.m. and a banquet in Newcomb Hall at 7 p.m.; and a memorial service at Newcomb Hall on Sunday morning, conducted by the Rev. William Laird of St. Louis, Mo., formerly rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Charlottesville, who was chaplain of the 8th Evacuation Hospital...."
UVa Medical Alumni News Letter
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University of Virginia Visual History Collection
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
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