24th Australian Auxiliary Hospital

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24th Australian Auxiliary Hospital
24th AAH Stromness.jpg
1905 photo of the front of "Stromness" in Cottesloe
Name 24th Australian Auxiliary Hospital
Where formed Corner of Monument and St Leonards Streets, Mosman Park
Date formed 1918
Capacity 1920 - 20 patients
Locations Mosman Park

General Information

Established in a large house hat had been built in 1897 for a Member of Parliament. Purpose was to care for returned servicemen with mental illnesses. Opened in 1918, and replaced in 1926 by the Lemnos Hospital which continued to treat returned servicemen with mental health issues until it closed in 1999.