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113th Australian General Hospital

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History
Name 113th Australian General Hospital (Concord Repatriation Hospital)
Where formed Concord, NSW
Date formed 11 Mar 1941
Capacity 600 beds
Locations Concord, NSW

General Information

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.

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