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Re: No 3 Australian Army Auxiliary Hospital Dartford
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2016, 09:29:07 »
I think your last picture has got reversed at some time, either that or they are all wearing their hats backwards for a laugh... :)
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No 3 Australian Army Auxiliary Hospital Dartford
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2016, 23:04:30 »
The Orchard Hospital in Dartford became No. 3 Australian Army Auxiliary Hospital on the 9th October 1916 under the command of Lieutenant Col H Arthur Powell. Over a period of two years considerable improvements were made, while its capacity increased from 1,000 to 1,200.
More information @ http://dartfordhospitalhistories.org.uk/orchard-introduction-2/

Link to the transcript of the diary (Vol 4) of Matron Mary Ann 'Bessie' Pocock, Australian Army Nursing Service. She served at the hospital from the 2nd January 1918 to the 16th February 1919.
http://www.awm.gov.au/collection/RCDIG0001392/

Photos from the collection of the Australian War Memorial. Text The Australian War Memorial.

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Dartford, England. 1917. Ambulance drivers at the 3rd Australian Army Auxiliary Hospital with one of their vehicles.

Dartford, England. 1919-01. The transport section of No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital.

The operating theatre and staff at No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital. Staff members, from the left, are Captain (Capt) South, Capt J. Lambert, Sister D. Rogers, Private (Pte) H. J. Jones, Capt K. Rae, Sister Kennedy RRC, Lieutenant Colonel V. Hurley CMG, Capt Fay MC and Bar. Pte J. B. Leslight is on the operating table.

Sister Helen Keith, of No. 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, at Dartford with a unidentified male.

Dartford, England. 1918-12. Patients and staff in the Massage Operating Room at No. 3 Australian Army Auxiliary Hospital.

Dartford, England. 1918-12. The dressing station at No. 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital.

Dartford, England. 1918-12. No. 3 Australian Army Auxiliary Hospital Ward 6 with patients and Christmas decorations.

Group of nursing staff at No. 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital.

The Commanding Officer, NCOs and Men.

Group of staff at No. 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital.

More photos and other items @ http://www.awm.gov.au/search/all/?query=No.+3+Australian+Auxiliary+Hospital&op=Search&format=list&rows=50&section%5B%5D=collections





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