113th Australian General Hospital
From Our Contribution
|Name||113th Australian General Hospital (Concord Repatriation Hospital)|
|Where formed||Concord, NSW|
|Date formed||11 Mar 1941|
Building commenced in late 1940, with it opening on 11 Mar 1941, but not formally opening until 26 Apr 1941. The first twenty patients had been admitted to Wards 1 & 2 on 7 Mar 1941. It serviced Australian and Philippine troops during WW2.
From 1947 the hospital was transferred to the Department of Veteran's Affairs, with over 2,000 beds making it the largest hospital in the southern hemisphere.