"Hopefully, these records and artefacts will help people research family histories and also support research into the care of veterans with physical or mental injuries sustained in service of their country.”
Historical documents and artefacts from an old hospital, some of which were found underneath floorboards, have been found at the Erskine Hospital in Scotland.
Some of the archive which spanned the Hospital's 100-year-history was found in a locked room in a disused part of the hospital.
Erskine chief executive Steve Conway said: “The partnership with the University of Glasgow and funding from The Wellcome Trust will enable us to restore, archive and digitise material which will be accessible to everyone,
The workshops at the Princess Louise Hospital produced state-of-the-art body parts to make the lives of injured servicemen easier.
Dr Tony Pollard, senior lecturer in history and battlefield archaeology at Glasgow University, said: "What we are unearthing at Erskine is quite remarkable.
"There are boxes upon boxes of wartime history which will shine a light on so many personal stories of bravery and endurance during the First World War, but also the incredible advancement in the treatment of injured personnel not just physically but mentally since 1916."
Pictures courtesy of Erskine Hospital