MALCOLM COLE, one of our members, gave an excellent display on World War One Hospital Trains. 

As Malcolm explained, during the Great War, Continental Ambulance Trains were used to transport casualties from the Casualty Clearing Stations (CCSs) via the railway hub at Etaples, to the Northern French ports for evacuation to Britain.

 

Once in Britain, casualties were moved by Home Ambulance Trains from the port of Southampton and later Dover to various hospitals around the country.

 

This presentation follows the story of the trains, the casualties and the people who cared for them.

To download the presentation, click on the opening page below:

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