A fate worse than death? Facial injuries and facial reconstruction at the King George Military hospital

The pioneering surgeon Harold Delf Gillies was born in Dunedin, New Zealand, in 1882. During the Great War he developed astonishing techniques of surgical facial reconstruction for troops who had suffered devastating facial injuries.  The collection of drawings and photographs of his patients is part of the Gillies Archive at St Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup (formerly … More A fate worse than death? Facial injuries and facial reconstruction at the King George Military hospital