[Hospital staff]

Hospital staff

The hospitals were staffed by Army Medical Service personnel as well as local people some of whom were trained by the combined Red Cross and St Johns Ambulance known as Volunteer Aid Detachment or VADs.

British staff

Rank Name Unit Notes
Staff nurse Blackburn, N.C. (?Dalmner) Fovant Hospital Mentioned in dispatches August 1918
  Blake, Mabel 8th Nursing Auxillary Came from Horton-cum-Studley. Staff photo from Bill Radford.
Rep of 'this area' Cave Red Cross Mentioned in HHD
Dr. Clay, Richard Challoner Cobb   Doctor in Fovant 1917 - 1970. Was in charge of 120 medical beds during WW I
VAD nurse Doggeral, S. Tisbury Hospital Mentioned in dispatches August 1918
  Goodfellow, George Villager Was an orderly until old enough to serve in the Royal Navy.
Miss Jones, J.M QAIMNSR Mentioned in dispatches August 1918
Mrs. King, Dorothy Villager On the staff
Miss Lever, Bessie Villager Photo by Mervyn Mullins married a patient, Wilfred Lord.
Miss Lever, Molly Villager Bessie's sister. Brian Burton's aunt but not in the photo.
Mr. Mikkleson   Organised films and entertainment.
Miss Mullens, Mervyn Broadchalke villager Broadchalke villager. Nursing staff, Di Crockett's aunt
Mrs. Shaw-Stewart Tisbury Hospital In charge of the VAD section
Dr. Stocks    
Rep at Hurdcott Stone Red Cross Mentioned in HHD

Australian staff

Rank Name Unit Notes
Maj. Bennett, D.   Medical CO. August 1917
Cpl. Birt AAMS Identified in AWM photo
  Blemis ?, J.M. AAMS Signed Med. Diary Hurdcott AWM
  Cannell, J. RAMC/RAMAC Signature on Church lead. Could be British or Australian
  Crombie, J. AAMS Signed Med Diary Hurdcott, AWM
Lt Graham, ?E?F Aust. Army Medical Corps Signed death cert. Percy Knowles
Sister Howsen ANS Identified in AWM Internet photo
  King (?Wing), H. AAMS Often signed Med Diary for Capt McKenzie, Hurdcott AWM.
  Lamphee AAMC Identified in AWM internet photo
Capt. Langan, A.M. AAMS Signed Med Diary, Hurdcott, AWM
  Lewis, Jas. B. AAMS CO. Hurdcott
Pte. Martin AAMC Identified in AWM internet photo
Capt. McKenna, Maurice Australian AMS In charge at Hurdcott.
  McKenzie, J.K. AAMS SMO Hurdcott Feb-Sept 1918.
Capt. McLennan, S. AAMS In charge at Hurdcott ( Internet photo)
Pte. Morone, P. AAMS Identified in AWM photo
Capt. Nicholson, J.C. AAMS Signed Med Diary Hurdcott.
Capt. Rosenthal, C.P. AAMS Signed Med Diary, Hurdcott AWM
Pte. Shearing, Tom E. AIF Medical 10th Bn. Aust Infantry *The dearly beloved son of Mr & Mrs Shearing of Bagdad Tasmania.* Died 26th Nov 1919, buried in Fovant. Family still live in Bagdad Tasmania.
Pte. Smith AAMS Identified in AWM internet photo
Capt. Storman, Michael Oswald   Identified in AWM internet photo. Signed Med.Diary, Hurdcott AWM.
2Lt Thomson, T. Aust. Army Medical Corps OC isolation, received a request from J.Jensen OC 10th Co. for Beds for his scrofula patients. (? Joke)
Sister Tyson, Fanny Isobel Catherine AANS. Identified in AWM internet photo. Died 20.4.19 of CVA. Buried at Sutton Veny.
Pte. Watt, A. AAMS Identified in AWM photo.
Capt. Wilton, ? C. AAMS Signed Med Diary, Hurdcott

M.A.M.
January 2008

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