1st Australian Stationary Hospital
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Colour patch for 1st Australian Stationary Hospital
1916 staff at Ismalia
Ward in a tent at Ismalia AWM
Verandah ward at Ismalia Photo AWM P10300.005
|Name||1st Australian Stationary Hospital|
|Where formed||South Australia|
|Date formed||Aug 1914|
Gallipoli and Lemnos Island|
Egypt (Suez Canal)
Dartford, England as the 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital
Formed in Adelaide, it departed Australia aboard HMAT A55 Kyarra for Egypt in Nov 1914. During the Gallipoli campaign it was based on Lemnos Island. Four male staff were Killed in Action or Died from their wounds on Gallipoli in early December.
With the completion of the Gallipoli campaign the hospital relocated to Egypt to service troops guarding the Suez Canal.
Renamed as 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital on 9 Oct 1916, and relocated to England where it was located at Dartford.
Initial staff and nurses provided from South Australia.
Soldier Patients by date admitted
- Cecil Arthur Hill MM 21 - 24 May 1915
- George Henry Martin MM MID 21 - 28 May 1915
- Thomas Buckingham 2 - 15 Jul 1915
- Stanley Joseph Callow Champion 10 Sep - 17 Oct 1915
- William Buck 11 Sep - 24 Nov 1915
- George Henry Martin MM MID 19 Sep - 7 Oct 1915
- Victor Thomas Emanuel Compassi 31 Dec 1915 - 14 Jan 1916