|Subject:||Re: What would "ruptured" mean? On a WWI registration card?|
|Post Date:||September 15, 2011 at 21:00:41|
|Forum:||World War I Forum|
For WWI and it's placement in response to disability question the term "ruptured" refereed to having a hernia.
From a "the Free Dictionary"...
a. A hernia, especially of the groin or intestines.
b. A tear in an organ or a tissue: rupture of an appendix; ligament rupture."