Great War Centenary

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Eastern General Hospital


Cambridge Military Hospital

Eastern General Hospital No 1 comprised an encampment of wooden huts on an eight acre site now occupied by the university library and Clare Memorial Court. Capacity peaked at 1700 in 1916 with space augmented by marquees during the Battle of the Somme.

TL4458 : New buildings on the Memorial Court site - Clare College by Given Up TL4458 : Clare College: First Eastern General Hospital memorial by John Sutton TL4458 : Remembering the First Eastern General Hospital by Tiger Clare Memorial Court

Brighton's Military Hospitals

Eastern General Hospital No 2 was headquartered at the new Grammar School in Dyke Road with further sites in 1&2 Sussex Square(officers), Stanford Road Council School, St Mark's School(demolished 1982), 16 Lewes Crescent and the newly opened Howard Convalescent Home on Roedean Road.

TQ3005 : BHASVIC, Old Shoreham Road by Simon Carey TQ3005 : BHASVIC College by Paul Gillett Brighton Grammar School

TQ3303 : Sussex Square, Kemp Town, Brighton by Simon Carey 1 & 2 Sussex Square TQ3303 : Lewes Crescent by Paul Gillett 16 Lewes Crescent

TQ3005 : Stanford Junior School, Stanford Road by Simon Carey Stanford Road School TQ3303 : Bell Tower by Paul Gillett St Mark's School
TQ3303 : Arundel Road Roundabout by Paul Gillett Howard Home

Brighton was also home to the Indian Hospital in the Elm Grove Workhouse (Kitchener Hospital now Brighton General Hospital), Royal Pavilion and York Place School (now City College) in Pelham Street.

TQ3205 : Brighton General hospital by Bob Embleton TQ3205 : Brighton General Hospital by Paul Gillett Kitchener Hospital TQ3104 : City College, Pelham Street by Paul Gillett York Place School
TQ3104 : North Gate, Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton by Robin Webster TQ3104 : Cyclist passing Brighton Dome by Paul Gillett TQ3104 : Royal Pavilion, Brighton by Peter Tarleton TQ3104 : Royal Pavilion by Rob Purvis TQ3104 : Royal Pavilion, Brighton by Robin Webster
Royal Pavilion

Western General Hospital


Liverpool's Military Hospital

At the start of the war the Territorial Force RAMC unit moved into the Infectious Diseases Hospital at Fazakerley to establish the 1st Western General Hospital. Further premises were added as casualty levels increased.

SJ3897 : Aintree House, Aintree University Hospital by Mike Pennington Fazakerley SJ3885 : Liverpool Cricket Club Pavilion, Aigburth, L19 by Nigel Cox Aigburth Cricket Pavilion
SJ3291 : Wallasey Town Hall by JThomas SJ3291 : Wallasey Town Hall by Tom Pennington Wallasey Town Hall
SJ3187 : Mersey Park School, Tranmere (Front View) by Sue Adair Mersey Park Birkenhead
SJ3384 : Hulme Hall by David Dixon SJ3384 : Hulme Hall, Port Sunlight by Eirian Evans Hulme Hall, Port Sunlight

Manchester's Military Hospitals

The 2nd Western General Hospital provided 25000 beds.

SJ8099 : Langworthy Road County Primary School by Bill Boaden Langworthy Road School
SJ8988 : St Georges Church Of England Primary School by Gerald England St George's Road School, Stockport SJ8989 : Greek Street Annexe by Gerald England SJ8989 : Stockport - College on Greek Street by Dave Bevis Greek Street School, Stockport

Glamorgan's Military Hospitals

The 3rd Western General Hospital was based at Cardiff Royal Infirmary with sections in Newport and Neath.

ST1976 : The C.R.I. by Neil Owen ST1976 : Cardiff Royal Infirmary by Bill Boaden ST1976 : Cardiff Royal Infirmary by Steve Chapple Cardiff Royal Infirmary
ST3087 : Northern entrance to St Woolos Hospital, Newport by Jaggery ST3087 : Main doorway into St Woolos Hospital, Newport by Jaggery Newport Workhouse ST3088 : Raglan Barracks by Robin Drayton Cavalry Barracks, Newport

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