Sailor Walter Yeo was horrifically wounded during World War One (left).
The first stage of the skin graft from Mr Yeo’s neck.
Mr Yeo suffered terrible facial injuries.
He later had a skin graft taken from his neck.
He was treated by Sir Harold Gillies.
Sir Harold Gillies used tubular ‘pedicles’ from the forehead, scalp, chest, neck. But he retained a connection to allow blood flow.