THE SECOND WORLD WAR

Locations of British General Hospitals during WW2

The National Archives WO222/1568

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1 British General Hospital
Dieppe 17/9/39 to 17/6/40 then evacuated to UK; Leeds 17/6/40 to 11/40 then to Plymouth; Plymouth 11/40 to 22/3/40 then overseas; Liverpool (Crosby Camp) 22/3/41 to 18/5/41 then embarked overseas; Kantara (Egypt) 8/7/41 to 24/1/46 then disbanded.

2 British General Hospital
Dieppe 17/9/39 to 17/10/39 then to Offranville; Offranville 17/10/39 to 5/40 then to Le Mans; Le Mans 5/40 to 5/40 then to La Baule; La Baule 7/5/40 to 7/5/40 then to Redon; Redon 5/40 to 18/6/40 then to UK Leeds; Leeds 18/6/40 to 11/1/41 then overseas; El Tahag Camp (Egypt) 3/41 to 12/41 then to Quassassin; Quassassin 12/41 to 9/3/43 then to Tripoli; Tripoli 9/3/43 to 5/12/43 then to Caserta; Caserta 5/12/43 to 1/9/45 then disbanded.

3 British General Hospital
Dieppe 17/9/39 to 1/10/39 then to Le Puys; Le Puys 10/39 to 7/11/39 then to Offranville; Offranville 7/11/39 to 16/6/40 then to UK; Leeds 16/6/40 to 1/41 then to Glasgow; Glasgow 1/41 to 8/41 then overseas; El Buselli 8/41 to 8/42 then to Sidon; Sidon 8/42 to 1/44 then to Amiriya; Amiriya 1/44 to 31/12/46 then re-designated British Military Hospital Amiriya.

4 British General Hospital
La Baule 15/9/39 to 19/6/40 then to UK Leeds; Leeds 19/6/40 to 7/10/40 then to Knutsford; Knutsford 7/10/40 to 10/5/42 then overseas; Quassassin 6/7/42 to 8/42 then to Gebeit; Gebeit (Sudan) 8/42 to 11/42 then to Sidi Bishr; Alexandria (Sidi Bishr) 11/42 to 30/12/42 and then to Bardia; Bardia 31/12/42 to 21/11/43 and then to Quassassin; Quassassin 21/11/43 to 18/6/45 then disbanded.

5 British General Hospital
Le Treport 12/10/39 to 24/5/40 then to Baron; Baron 24/5/40 to 30/5/40 then to Fresney; Fresney 30/5/40 to 2/6/40 then to Guerande; Guerande 2/6/40 to 12/6/40 then to Batz; Batz 12/6/40 to 18/6/40 then to UK Leeds; Leeds 18/6/40 to 8/40 then to Goodwood House; Goodwood 8/40 to 11/42 then overseas to Bone; Bone (Africa)11/42 to 12/42 then to Zeriser; Zeriser 12/42 to 22/6/44 then to Cancello; Cancello 22/6/44 to 8/44 then to Assisi; Assisi 8/44 to 4/45; Pesaro 4/45 to 7/9/45 then disbanded.

6 British General Hospital
Dieppe 12/10/39 to 11/39 then to Mesnil-Val; Mesnil-Val 11/39 to 3/40 then to Flocques; Flocques 3/40 to 23/5/40 then to Guerande; Guerande 23/5/40 to 18/6/40 then to UK Leeds; Leeds 18/6/40 to 10/40 then to Luton; Luton 7/10/40 to 1/1/41 then overseas; El Tahag Camp (Egypt) 10/3/41 to 1/42 then to Buseilli; Quassassin (Egypt) 6/42 to 15/12/43 then to U.K.; Llandeilo (Dynevor Castle) 1/44 to 7/44 then overseas; Bayeux 7/44 to 8/44 then to Rouen; Rouen 8/44 to 21/12/44 then to Oestacker; Oestacker (nr. Ghent) 12/44 to 6/45 then to Iserlohn; Iserlohn 6/45 to 31/12/46 (no further War Diary).

7 British General Hospital
Cherbourg 11/9/39 to 16/6/40 then to UK Leeds; Leeds 16/6/40 to 6/1/40 [that's what it says but dates don't make sense] then overseas; Hatfield 11/40 to 6/1/41 then overseas; Cairo 10/3/41 to 19/4/41 then to Crete; Crete 19/4/41 to 13/6/41 then to Cairo; Cairo 13/6/41 to 31/7/41 then disbanded.

8 British General Hospital
Lesneven 9/39 to 4/40 then to Rennes; Rennes 4/40 to 18/6/40 then to UK Leeds; Leeds 18/6/40 to 7/8/40 then overseas; Port Tewfik 15/9/40 to 25/9/40 then to Alexandria; Alexandria 25/9/40 to 8/1/44 and then on to Taranto; Taranto 8/1/44 to 19/1/44 then to Caserta; Caserta 19/1/44 to 4/3/44 then to U.K.; Bogside Racecourse 4/44 to 15/7/44 then to Watford; Watford 15/7/44 to 16/8/44 then overseas; Bayeux 16/8/44 to 11/9/44 then to Brussels.

9 British General Hospital
Le Mans 15/9/39 to 10/39 then to Le Grand Luce; Le Grand Luce 10/39 to 16/6/40 (detachment at Pacy); Leeds 16/6/40 to 6/8/40 then overseas; Cairo 19/9/40 to 12/43 and then to Knutsford; Knutsford 12/43 to 15/4/44 then to Goodwood; Goodwood 15/4/44 to 6/44 then to Woolwich; Woolwich 6/44 to 7/44 then to BLA; Belsen Camp 5/45 to 16/6/45 then to Hamburg; Hamburg 16/6/45 to 6/46 (no further War Diary).

My thanks to David Waters for contacting me, and he's been able to add the following missing locations for 9 BGH where his father served as a medical officer

11th July – 2nd Sept 1944 Bayeux Medical Area, Normandy
06th Sept – 11th Sept 1944 Rouen
19th Sept – 30th Nov 1944 Antwerp (first at the Colonial University Antwerp, then at School of sisters of Notre Dame, Berchem)

10 British General Hospital
Arc la Bataille 26/9/39 to 6/40 then to UK Leeds; Leeds 6/40 to 12/7/40 then to Watford; Watford 8/40 to 26/11/40 then to Gibraltar; Gibraltar 26/11/40 to 31/12/46 then re-designated British Military Hospital Gibraltar.

11 British General Hospital
Netley 1/9/39 to 16/12/39 then to Le Havre; Le Havre 16/12/39 to 6/40 then to UK Watford; Leeds 6/40 to 12/7/40 then to Watford; Bracebridge 1/41 to 1/42 then to Peebles; Peebles 1/42 to 4/42 then overseas; Madagascar 6/42 to 20/1/43 then to M.E.F.; Madia 5/43 to 8/43 then to Catania; Catania 8/43 to 5/6/44; Cancello 5/6/44 to 2/8/44 then to Arezzo; Arezzo 2/8/44 to 9/8/44 then to Porto Recanati; Porto Recanati 9/8/44 to 3/45 then to Jesi; Jesi 3/45 to 5/12/45 then disbanded.

12 British General Hospital
Tidworth Park 1/9/39 to 20/12/39 then overseas; Sarafand 1/40 to 1/44 (Sarafand Branch renamed No.60 BGH with effect from 23/5/40 and Jerusalem Branch renamed No.62 BGH with effect from 23/5/40; Bir Yaacov (Palestine) 7/43 to 1948 then disbanded.

13 British General Hospital
Tidworth Park 1/9/39 to 21/1/40 then to Rouen; Rouen 21/1/40 to 17/6/40 then to UK Leeds; Malmesbury 17/9/40 to 11/40 then to Tidworth; Tidworth Park 11/40 to 1/41 then overseas; Suez 4/3/41 (British Military Hospital Suez).

14 British General Hospital
Devonport 1/9/39 to 4/40 then to Le Havre; Le Havre 4/40 to 5/40 then to Etaples; Etaples 5/40 to 22/5/40 then to UK Basildon Park; Basildon Park 6/40 to 6/40 then to Newbury; Newbury 7/40 to 11/40 then to Watford; Oxford 11/40 to 1/42; Lucknow 3/42 to 4/42 then to Bareilly; Bareilly 4/42 to 2/44 then to Leimagong; Leimagong 2/44 to 5/44 then to Mynamitti; Mynamitti 10/44 to 11/44 then to Kotebari; Kotebari (nr. Comilla) 11/44 to 29/8/45 then to Rangoon; Rangoon 29/8/45 to 12/46 then disbanded.

15 British General Hospital
Cruden Bay Aberdeenshire 1/9/39 to 5/40 then overseas; Banchory Kincardineshire 5/40 to 7/40 then overseas; Suez 9/40 to 10/40 then to Cairo; Cairo 10/40 to 31/1/46 then disbanded.

16 British General Hospital
Oxford 12/39 to 1/40 then overseas; Boulogne 1/40 and return to UK in June 1940; Cairo (Helmiah) 1/41 to 2/41 then to Gebeit (Sudan); Gebeit (Sudan) 2/41 to 4/42 then to Jerusalem; Jerusalem 4/42 to 31/12/46 (no further War Diary).

17 British General Hospital
Camiers 10/1/40 to 27/5/40 then to UK Leeds; Leeds 27/5/40 to 10/40 then to Watford; Watford 10/40 to 11/40 then to Hatfield House; Hatfield House 11/40 to 2/42 then overseas; Dehra Dun 4/42 to 2/44 then to 12 ABPO; Dacca Bengal 7/44 to 10/1/46 then disbanded.

18 British General Hospital
Leeds 9/39 to 9/2/40 then to Etaples; Etaples 9/2/40 to 27/5/40 then to UK Peterborough; Wokingham 10/40 to 7/41 then to Dalkeith; Dalkeith 7/7/41 to 8/41 then overseas; Moascar 10/41 to 6/42 then to India; Poona (Kirkee) 6/42 to 8/42 then to Allahabad; Allahabad 8/42 to 5/44 (To No.4 Reserve Base).

19 British General Hospital
Ormskirk 1/9/39 to 6/40 then overseas to Geneifa; Geneifa 9/40 to 30/6/46 then no further record.

20 British General Hospital
Cambridge 1/9/39 to 11/39 then to Kimbolton; Kimbolton 11/39 to 15/1/40 then to Camiers; Camiers 15/1/40 to 22/5/40 then to UK Leeds; Leeds 22/5/40 to 9/40 then to Carrick Fergus; Carrick Fergus 9/40 to 11/40 then to Belfast; Belfast Campbell College 11/40 to 1/43 then to Moira; Moira 1/43 to 9/43 then to Bangor; Bangor 9/43 to 12/43 then to Watford; Watford 12/43 to 5/44 then to Killochan; Killochan 5/44 to 6/44 then to Bayeux; Bayeux 6/44 to 12/44; Ibalur (India) 2/45 to 4/45 then to Jalahalli; Jalahalli 4/45 to 31/12/45 (no further War Diary).

21 British General Hospital
Camiers 9/1/40 to 25/5/40 then to UK Leeds; Leeds 25/5/40 to 19/7/40 then to Hellingly; Hellingly 19/7/40 to 13/9/41 and then to Bridge of Earn; Bridge of Earn 13/9/41 to 6/42 then overseas; Secunderabad 8/42 to 11/42 then to Trimulgherry; Trimulgherry 11/42 to 11/43 then to Jhansi; Jhansi 11/43 to 4/44 then to Dinapore; Dinapore 4/44 to 1/45 then to Calcutta; Calcutta 1/45 to 1/46 then to Madras; Madras 1/46 to 3/46 (no further War Diary).

22 British General Hospital
Pembroke Dock 1/9/39 to 9/40 then to Macallock Castle; Mackalloch Castle [spelling differs every time] 9/40 to 9/40 then to Glasbury-on-Wye; Glasbury-on-Wye 9/40 to 10/40 then to Copthorne; Shrewsbury Copthorne 11/40 to 5/42 then overseas; Quassassin 7/42 to 8/42 then to Saida; Saida (Syria) 8/42 to 5/43 then to Quassassin; Quassassin 5/43 to 1/44 then to Taranto; Taranto 1/44 to 6/45 then to Mestre; Mestre 6/45 to 7/45.

23 British General Hospital
Sarafand 9/40 to 10/40 then to Haifa; Bir Yaacov (Palestine) 11/40 to 12/43 then to Sarafand; Sarafand 12/43 to 2/44 then to Malmesbury; Malmesbury 2/44 to 23/9/44 then to BLA; Hatfield House 11/44 to 12/44 then overseas; Lille St. Andre 12/44 to 7/45 then to Bad Oeynhausen; Bad Oeynhausen 7/45 to 1/1/47 then re-designated 155 Military Hospital;

24 British General Hospital
Hatfield 1/9/39 to 7/8/40 then to Campbell College, Belfast; Belfast Campbell College 8/40 to 4/44 then to Scarborough; Scarborough 4/44 to 24/8/44 then 'to BLA'; Watford 9/11/44 to 1/45 then overseas; Bangalore 3/45 to 2/46 then 'suspended animation.'

25 British General Hospital
Cruden Bay Aberdeenshire 7/40 to 7/40 then to Carrick Fergus; Carrick Fergus 10/8/40 to 11/8/40 then to Bangor; Bangor 11/8/40 to 2/44 then to Belfast; Belfast Campbell College 2/44 to 4/44 and then to Chesterfield; Chesterfield 4/44 to 7/44 then to Watford; Watford 7/44 to 5/8/44 then overseas; Bayeux 9/44 to 10/44 then to Amiens; Amiens 10/44 to 8/4/45 then to Wettringen; Wettringen 8/4/45 to 6/45 then to Munster; Munster 6/45 to 10/7/45 then to Wettringen; Wettringen 10/7/45 to 11/7/45 then to Munster; Munster 11/7/45 to 12/46 (no further War Diary).

26 British General Hospital
Oxford 1/40 to 7/40 then overseas; Sarafand 10/40 to ? (No War Diary); Tel-el-Kebir 11/43 to 1/46.

27 British General Hospital
Goodwood 1/40 to 7/40 then overseas; Geneifa 10/40 to 11/43 to Tel-el-Kebir.

28 British General Hospital
Leeds11/39 to 12/41 then to Shaiba; Shaiba (Iraq) 1/42 to 3/42 then to Zubair; Zubair 3/42 to 31/10/48 then disbanded at Quassassin.

29 British General Hospital
Quassassin (Egypt) 7/42 to 8/42 then to Bayishia (Iraq); Bayishia (P.A.I.) 8/42 to 11/42 then to Tehran; Bettros-y-Coed 1/44 to 19/7/44 then overseas; Goodwood 10/11/44 to 1/45 then overseas; Eccloo (Belgium) 1/45 to 6/45 then to Belsen; Belsen Camp 6/45 to 7/45; Hanover 7/45 and remained open as British Military Hospital Hanover till 20/7/50.

30 British General Hospital
Kimbolton 1/40 to 7/40 then overseas; Reykjavik (Iceland) 7/40 to 1/42 [says that then to Naburn, but seems like a detachment still in Helgafell]; Helgafell (Iceland) 9/41 to 1/42; Helgafell 1/42 to 6/44 (detachment of hospital); Lille 1/45 to 6/45 then to Tromso; Tromso 6/45 to 8/45 then to U.K. Halston Hall; Halston Hall Camp 8/45 to 11/45 then overseas; Cairo (Helmiah) 12/45 to 31/1/46 and then disbanded.

31 British General Hospital
Hellingly 1/40 to 8/40 then to Belfast; Belfast Campbell College 8/40 to 6/42 then to Hatfield; Hatfield House 6/42 to 10/42 then overseas; Algiers 11/42 to 12/42 and then to Oned Athmanra; Cancello 1/7/44 to 1/8/44 then to Arezzo; Arezzo 1/8/44 to 8/45 then to Lendorf; Lendorf (Austria) 8/45 to 12/46 (No further War Diary).

32 British General Hospital
Pembroke Dock 7/40 to 8/40 then overseas; Geneifa 9/40 to 10/40 then to Wadi Seidna; Wadi Seidna 10/40 to 8/41 then to Asmara; Asmara (East Africa) 8/41 to 9/41 and then on to Mai Habar; Mai Habar (Eritrea) 9/41 to 6/42 then to Quassassin; Quassassin 6/42 to 7/42 then to Nazareth; Nazareth 7/42 to 3/44 then to U.K.; Birmingham 3/44 to 5/44 then to Watford; Watford 5/44 to 6/44 then to Bayeux; Bayeux 6/44 to 10/44; Wavre Notre Dame 10/44 to 3/45 then to Tildonak; Rothenburg 1/46 to 22/7/46 then disbanded.

33 British General Hospital
Peebles 4/41 to 6/42 then overseas; Barjisita Camp (Iraq) 9/42 to 10/42 then to Musaitib; Musaitib 10/42 to 5/43 then to Malta; Malta 6/43 to 8/43 then to Syracuse; Syracuse 8/43 to 1/45 then to Catania; Catania 1/45 to 4/45 then to Hatfield; Hatfield House 4/45 to 5/45 then to Goodwood; Goodwood 5/45 to 7/45 then overseas; Coimbatore 8/45 to 12/12/45 then disbanded.

34 British General Hospital
Hatfield 10/40 to 12/40 then overseas; Sierra Leone 1/41 to 1/46.

35 British General Hospital
Oxford 4/41 to 6/41 then overseas; Zuleiba (Iraq) 8/41 to 9/41 then to Baghdad; Baghdad 9/41 to 3/42 then to Colombo; Colombo Mount Lavinia 4/42 to 1/46 then to Singapore; Singapore 1/46 to not known.

36 British General Hospital
Goodwood 6/40 to 6/41 and then overseas; Enugu 7/41 to 12/45.

37 British General Hospital
Kimbolton 3/40 to 5/40 then to Dunmon [I think this is Dunmow]; Dunmon (Essex) [is what it says, but probably 'Dunmow'] then to Luton; Luton 6/40 to 31/7/40 then disbanded; Gillingham 21/10/40 to 12/41 then overseas [probably 12/40 as this certainly doesn't fit in with it being in Accra in June 1941]; Accra 6/41 to 12/45.

38 British General Hospital
Hoddesdon (Herts) 12/40 to 2/41 then to Hatfield; Hatfield House 2/41 to 2/42 then overseas; Shaiba (Iraq) 2/42 to 4/42 then to Kirkee; Poona (Kirkee) 3/42 to 15/4/42 then to Bangalore; Bangalore 15/4/42 to 5/44 then to Jermot; Jermot 5/44 to 5/44 then to Golaghat; Golaghat Assam 5/44 to 10/44 then to Dinapore; Dinapore 10/44 to 11/44 then to Imphal; Imphal (Manipur) 11/44 to 6/45 then to Rangoon; Rangoon 6/45 to 10/6/46 then disbanded.

39 British General Hospital
Malta 9/41 to 4/44 then to Gambaslang [could this be Cambuslang?]; Courtrai 10/44 to 5/45 then to Hasselt Bourg Leopold; Hasselt Bourg Leopold 5/45 to 7/45; Rendsburg 8/45 to 3/46 then to Oldenburg; Oldenburg 3/46 to 12/46.

40 British General Hospital
Ormskirk 10/40 to 12/41 then overseas; Lagos 1/42 to 5/42 then to the Gambia; Gambia 5/42 to 5/43 then to India; Poona 6/43 to 9/43 then to Aundh; Aundh (Poona) 9/43 to 1/45; Jhansi 11/43 to 1/44 (Detachment).

41 British General Hospital
Hellingly 5/40 to 8/40 then to Bishops Lydeard; Bishops Lydeard 8/40 to 12/41 then overseas; Moascar 2/42 to 3/42 then to Qantara; Qantara 3/42 to 5/42 then to Canal Area; Canal Area (North Africa) 5/42 to 7/42 [then says 7.75 Sub Area]; Kantara (Egypt) 1/45 to 2/45 then to Sarafand; Sarafand 2/45 to 3/45; Benenden 4/45 to 5/45; Kalyan 6/45 to 8/45 then to Jalahalli; Jalahalli 8/45 to 31/1/46.

42 British General Hospital
Peebles 5/41 to 8/41 at Glentrees; El Ballah 10/41 to 1/44 then to Saida; Saida 1/44 to 8/44 then to Haifa; Haifa 8/44 to 6/46.

43 British General Hospital
Goodwood 7/41 to 8/41 then overseas; Quassassin (Egypt) 10/41 to 9/11/41; Ikingi Marriut Garawia 9/11/41 to 2/42 then to Jerusalem; Jerusalem 2/42 to 3/43 then to Beirut; Beirut (Syria) 3/43 to 3/46.

44 British General Hospital
Goodwood 25/6/41 to 8/41 then overseas; Abeokuta (West Africa) 10/41 to 1/45 then to Nadumn; Nadumn 1/45 to 6/45 then to Kaduna; Kaduna 6/45 to 2/46 (British Military Hospital Kaduna).

45 British General Hospital
Malta 6/41 to 3/44 then to Taranto; Taranto 3/44 to 20/4/46 then disbanded.

46 British General Hospital
Ormskirk 8/41 to 10/41 then overseas; Abeokuta (West Africa) 11/41 to 1/42 then to Nadumn; Kaduna 1/42 to 11/43 then to India; Calcutta 12/43 to 1/44 then to Dacca; Dacca Bengal 1/44 to 31/10/45 then disbanded.

47 British General Hospital
Goodwood 9/41 to 6/42 then overseas; Calcutta 1/43 to 2/45 then to Ratu; Ratu (nr. Ranchi) 2/45 to 6/45;[also an entry under Ranchi which gives no dates but says 'see Ratu' and then 'see Silivai']; Silivai 6/45 to 10/45 then to Singapore; Singapore 10/45 to 12/46 (no further War Diary).

48 British General Hospital
Leeds 10/41 to 5/42 then overseas; Quassassin (Egypt) 7/42 to 8/42; Gebeit (Sudan) 8/42 to 1/43 then to Quassassin; Quassassin 1/43 to 2/43 then to Alexandria; Alexandria 2/43 to 3/43 and then on to Tripoli; Tripoli 3/43 to 6/44 then to Cancello; Cancello 6/44 to 7/44 then to Rome; Rome 7/44 to 8/45; Graz 8/45 to 9/46.

49 British General Hospital
Peebles 9/41 to 12/41 then overseas; Sierra Leone 1/42 to 7/42 then to Grafton; Grafton (West Africa) 7/42 to 1/43.

50 British General Hospital
Clevedon 5/40 to 6/40 then overseas; Reykjavik 6/40 to 3/42 then to Chepstow; Chepstow 3/42 to 11/42 then to Algeria; Algiers 11/42 to 2/43 and then to Biskra; Biskra 2/43 to 3/43; Guelma 3/43 to 5/43 then to Thibar; Thibar 5/43 to 10/43 then to Barletta; Barletta 10/43 to 1/44 then to Termoli; Termoli 1/44 to 5/44 then to Vasto; Vasto 5/44 to 12/44 then to Crottaglie; Crottaglie 12/44 to 1/45 then to Gretague; Gretague (Sicily) 1/45 to 3/45 then to Catania; Catania 3/45 to 7/45 then to Anagni; Anagni 7/45 to 22/1/46 then disbanded.

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51 British General Hospital
Clevedon 6/40 to 8/40 then overseas; Freetown  9/40 to 30/12/44 (No War Diary').

52 British General Hospital
Clevedon 5/40 to 9/40 then to Bridgewater; Bridgewater 9/40 to 3/41 then to Sekondi (West Africa); Sekondi 2/41 to 1/44 [date not fitting exactly with previous entry]; Kumasi 1/44 to 12/45.

53 British General Hospital
Moascar 3/40 to 2/42 then to Damascus; Damascus 2/42 to 5/42 then to Haifa; Haifa 5/42 to 9/44 then to Amariga; Salonika 16/11/44 to 22/2/45 then to Volos; Volos 22/2/45 to 6/45; Greece 6/45 to 9/46;

54 British General Hospital
Moascar 1/41 to 7/43 then to Floridia; Floridia 7/43 to 9/43 then to Milazzo; Milazzo (Sicily) 9/43 to 10/43 then to Andria; Andria 10/43 to 12/43 then to Trinitape; Trinitape 12/43 to 1/44 then to Trinitapoli; Trinitapoli 1/44 to 6/44 then to Rome; Rome 6/44 to 10/44 then to Rimini; Rimini 10/44 to 4/45 then to Ferrara; Ferrara 4/45 to 8/45 then to Spittal; Spittal 8/45 to 11/45 then to Jesi; Jesi 11/45 to 31/3/46 then disbanded.

55 British General Hospital
Gillingham 12/40 to 4/41 then to Bathurst [no entry in original for Bathurst, so not possible to estimate length of stay]; Cape St. Mary (West Africa) 5/42 to 1/45 then to Gambia; Gambia 1/45 to 1/46.

56 British General Hospital
Gillingham 12/40 to 4/41 then overseas [which doesn't fit in with being in Ibadan in May 1940 and I tend to think that it's the Ibadan entry that's incorrect]; Ibadan (Nigeria) 5/40 to 12/45.

57 British General Hospital
Sarafand 6/41 to 8/41 then to Dekelia; Dekelia 8/41 to 1/42.

58 British General Hospital
Alexandria (Sidi Bishr) 5/41 to 7/41 and then to Abdel Qadir; Ikingi Marriut Garawia 3/42 to 1/43 then to Alexandria; Alexandria 1/43 to 8/43; Detachment to Benghasi from 2/43 to 6/43; Detachment to Derna 2/43 to 6/43; Tripoli 6/43 to 8/43 then to Syracuse; Syracuse 8/43 to 9/43 then to Giarre; Giarre 9/43 to 10/43 then to Messina; Messina 10/43 to 11/43 then to Bari; Bari 11/43 to 12/43 then to Nocera; Nocera 12/43 to 1/44 then to Pontecagnano; Pontecagnano (Salerno) 1/44 to 5/44 then to St. Felice; St. Felice 5/44 to 8/44 then to Castiglione; Castiglione 8/44 to 9/44 then to Ferrato; Ferrato 9/44 to 10/44 then to Perugia; Perugia 10/44 to 5/45 then to Florence; Florence 5/45 to 7/45 then to Turin; Turin 7/45 to 1/46 then to Riccione; Riccione 1/46 to 16/2/46 then disbanded.

59 British General Hospital
Peebles 4/41 to 12/41 then overseas; El Ballah 2/42 to 3/42 then to Gebeit; Gebeit (Sudan) 3/42 to 6/43 then to Moascar; Moascar 6/43 to 9/43 then to Tripoli; 9/43 to 10/43 then to Mercattella; Mercattella (Salerno) 10/43 to 2/44 then to Castellammare; Castellammare 2/44 to 8/44 then to Orvieto; Orvieto 8/44 to 11/44 then to Fano; Fano 11/44 to 4/45 then to Fortii; Fortii 4/45 to 5/45 then to Forli; Forli 5/45 to 10/45 then to Bologna; Bologna 10/45 to 15/9/46 then disbanded.

60 British General Hospital
Sarafand 23/5/40 to 1/41 then to Jerusalem; Jerusalem 1/41 to 1/42 then to Bombay; Bombay 1/42 to 2/42 then to Poona; Poona 2/42 to 5/42; Jhansi 1/45 to 2/45 then to Bilaspur; Bilaspur 2/45 to 1/46 (no further War Diary).

61 British General Hospital
Haifa 23/5/40 to 6/40 then to Nazareth; Nazareth 7/40 to 7/41 then to Basra; Basra 8/41 to 9/41 then to Shaiba; Shaiba (Iraq) 9/41 to 30/6/46 then disbanded.

62 British General Hospital
Jerusalem 23/5/40 to 10/40 then to Tobruk; Tobruk 10/41 to 1/8/42 then disbanded [One of these entries is probably incorrect as it leaves a gap of one year in the middle which was probably not the case - both checked].

63 British General Hospital
Cairo (Helmiah) 1/9/39 to 31/12/46 and still open at time of list.

64 British General Hospital
Alexandria 1/9/39 to 7/44 and then on to Quassassin; Quassassin 7/44 to 8/44 then to Andria; Andria 8/44 to 6/45 then to Genoa; Genoa 6/45 to 8/45 then to Milan; Milan 8/45 to 10/6/46 then disbanded.

65 British General Hospital
Oxford 10/41 to 6/42; Mussayib (Palestine) 9/42 to 10/42 then to Khanaguin; Khanaguin (Iraq) 10/42 to 6/43 then to Baghdad; Baghdad 6/43 to 7/43 then to Quassassin; Quassassin (Egypt) 7/43 to 9/43 then to Syracuse; Syracuse 9/43 to 10/43 then to Floridia; Floridia 9/43 to 10/43; Catania 10/43 to 11/43 then to Naples; Naples 11/43 to 9/45 then to Caserta; Caserta 9/45 to 25/6/46 then disbanded.

66 British General Hospital
Leeds 5/42 to 6/42 then overseas; Museirat [should this be Nuseirat] 9/42 to 7/43 then to Syracuse; Syracuse 7/43 to 9/43 then to Catania; Catania 9/43 to 8/44 then to Ancona; Ancona 8/44 to 1/45 then to Rimini; Rimini 1/45 to 15/12/45 then disbanded.

67 British General Hospital
Bridge of Earn 4/42 to 11/42 then overseas; Philippeville 7/43 to 2/44 then to Naples; Naples 2/44 to 4/45 then to Ghent; Ghent 4/45 to 6/45 then to Rendsburg; Rendsburg [list says 'Rensburg'] 6/45 to 18/9/46 then disbanded.

68 British General Hospital
Hatfield House 4/42 to 5/42 then overseas; Lagos 10/42 to 12/45.

69 British General Hospital
Ormskirk 6/42 to 10/42 then overseas; Bougie (Africa) 11/42 to 11/42 then to La Reunion; La Reunion 11/42 to 2/44 then to Cancello; Cancello 2/44 to 2/45 then to Rome; Rome 2/45 to 7/9/45 then disbanded.

70 British General Hospital
Algiers 11/42 to 12/42 and then to Bone; Bone 12/42 to 3/43 then to Souk Ahras; Souk Ahras 3/43 to 5/43 then to Thibar; Thibar 5/43 to 6/43 then to Sousse; Sousse 6/43 to 8/43 then to Catania; Taranto 10/43 to 1/44; Pompeii 2/44 to 5/45 then to Udine; Udine 5/45 to 11/45 then to Vienna; Vienna 11/45 to 9/46.

71 British General Hospital
Ormskirk 29/8/42 to 11/42 then overseas; Maison Carree (Algiers) 11/42 to 12/42 then to Guelma; Guelma 12/42 to 4/43 then to Souk Ahras; Souk Ahras 4/43 to 5/43 then to Thibar; Thibar 5/43 to 6/43 then to Sousse; Sousse 6/43 to 12/43 then to Brindisi; Brindisi 12/43 to 1/44 then to Barletta; Barletta 1/44 to 8/44 then to Loreto; Loreto 8/44 to 22/10/45 then disbanded.

72 British General Hospital
Netley 29/8/42 to 11/42 then overseas; Souk Ahras 1/43 to 4/44 then to Cancello; Cancello 4/44 to 7/44; Ellinko (Greece) 1/45 to 6/46.

73 British General Hospital
Hatfield House 11/42 to 7/44 then overseas; Bayeux 8/44 to 2/45 then to Barming Heath; Barming Heath 2/45 to 3/45 then overseas; Kalyan 4/45 to 5/45 then to Aundh; Aundh 5/45 to 12/45.

74 British General Hospital
Bridge of Earn 10/42 to 3/43; Turnberry Girvan Ayrshire 1/43 to 3/44 then to Killochan Castle; Killochan 3/44 to 5/44 then to Watford; Watford 5/44 to 7/44 then overseas; Bruges 1/45 to 5/45 then to Luneberg; Luneburg 5/45 to 6/2/46 then disbanded.

75 British General Hospital
Peebles 10/42 to 3/43 - at Glentrees; Peebles 3/43 to 3/44 at Hydro; Watford 3/44 to 6/44; Bayeux 8/44 to 1/45 then to Brussels; Brussels 1/45 to 7/45 then to Oslo; Oslo 7/45 to 12/45.

76 British General Hospital
Peebles 10/42 to 3/43 at Hydro; Algiers 3/43 to 5/43 and then to Zeriser; Zeriser 5/43 to 5/43 then to Medfez-el-Sab; Birine 6/43 to 16/6/43 then to Guelma; Guelma 7/43 to 11/43 then to Bizerta; Bizerta 11/43 to 11/43 then to Taranto; Taranto 11/43 to 12/43 then to Trani; Trani 12/43 to 7/45 then to Marlborough.

77 British General Hospital
Ormskirk 1/43 to 6/44 then overseas; Reviers 6/44 to 11/44 then to St. Andre; Lille St. Andre 11/44 to 1/45 then to Ghent; Ghent 1/45 to 4/45 then to Bedburg; Bedburg 4/45 to 9/45 then to Hosel; Hosel 9/45 to 10/45 then to Wuppertal; Wuppertal 10/45 to 11/46.

78 British General Hospital
Fayid 4/43 to 9/46 [given as "S" Neuropathic H.P.].

79 British General Hospital
Llandeilo (Dynevor Castle) 6/43 to 11/43 then to Watford; Watford 11/43 to 4/44 then to Peebles; Peebles 4/44 to 6/44 then overseas; Chateau de Bonsay 6/44 to 7/44 then to Bayeux; Bayeux 7/44 to 10/44 then to Eindhoven; Eindhoven 10/44 to 7/45 then to Trondheim; Trondheim (Norway) 7/45 to 8/45 then to U.K.; Oswestry 8/45 to 28/9/45 then disbanded.

80 British General Hospital
Leeds 2/41 to 5/41 then overseas; Inverary 5/41 to 6/41 then to Melrose; Melrose 6/41 to 9/41 then to Kilmarnock; Kilmarnock 9/41 to 5/42 then overseas; Secunderabad 8/42 to 8/43 then to Lohardaga; Lohardaga 8/43 to 11/43 then to Sogarth; Sogarth 11/43 to 4/44 then to Jhansi; Jhansi 4/44 to 11/44 then to Shargarh; Shargarh (U.P.) 11/44 to 6/45 then to Jhansi; Jhansi 6/45 to 8/45 then to Nasik; Nasik 8/45 to 6/46 then to Japan; Hiro (Japan) 6/46 to 8/46 then to Okayama; Okayama 8/46 to 12/46.

81 British General Hospital
Hrafnagil (Iceland) 11/41 to 1/43 with detachment at Nocton Hall, Lincoln; Oxford 1/43 to 8/43 then to Westbury; Westbury 8/43 to 9/43 then to Herne Bay; Herne Bay 9/43 to 11/43 then to Guilsborough; Guilsborough 11/43 to 5/44; Stockgrove Park 5/44 to 7/44 then to Ryes; Ryes 7/44 to 8/44 then to Aubiqui; Diest 10/44 to 10/44; Sterksel 10/44 to 12/44 then to Hasselt; Hasselt Bourg Leopold 12/44 to 4/45 then to Costrum; Wettringen 4/45 to 5/45 then to Luneburg; Luneburg 5/45 to 6/45 then to Rendsburg; Rendsburg 6/45 to 7/45 then to Belsen; Belsen Camp 7/45 to 8/45 then to Hanover; Hanover 8/45 to 1/12/45 then disbanded.

82 British General Hospital
Saida [Syria] 6/43 to 11/43 then to Moascar; Moascar 11/43 to 12/43 then to Cyrenaica; Cyrenaica 12/43 to 10/44 then to Benghazi; Benghasi 10/44 to 30/10/46.

83 British General Hospital
Hatfield House 5/42 to 11/42 then overseas; La Calle 1/43 to 5/43 then to Ain Fousna; Ain Fousna, North Africa from 5/43 to 6/43 and then on to Robsa; Robsa 6/43 to 8/43 then to La Calle; Bizerta 8/43 to 9/43 and then to Augusta; Augusta (Sicily) 9/43 to 9/43 then to Catania; Catania 9/43 to 10/43 then to Roggio [this entry and the following one, Foggia, might refer to the same place but they are both quite clearly written in the original]; Foggia 10/43 to 11/43 then to Barletta; Barletta 11/43 to 2/44 then to San Ferdinando; San Ferdinando 2/44 to 5/44 then to Larino; Larino 5/44 to 8/44 then to Osimo; Osimo 9/44 to 10/44 then to Riccione; Riccione 10/44 to 1/45 then to Cesena; Cesena 1/45 to 6/45 then to Udine; Udine 6/45 to 6/46 then to Trieste; Trieste 6/46 to 12/46.

84 British General Hospital
Cyprus 5/42 to 6/43 then to Saida; Brindisi 12/43 to 4/44 then to U.K.; Ryes 6/44 to 9/44 then to Caillonet; Venray 4/45 to 5/45 then to Hamburg; Hamburg 5/45 to 8/45 then to Potsdam; Potsdam 8/45 to 9/45 (at Gastow Airfield); Berlin 9/45 to 12/46 (at Spandau).

86 British General Hospital
Ormskirk 1/43 to 5/43; Johnstone 5/43 to 7/43; Fleet 1/44 to 6/44 then to La Delivrende; La Delivrende 6/44 to 8/44 then to Ryes; Ryes 8/44 to 9/44 then to Rugles; Diest 10/44 to 11/44 then to Eindhoven; Eindhoven 11/44 to 4/45 then to Celle; Celle 4/45 to 6/45 then to Rothenburg; Rothenburg 6/45 to 9/45 then to De Haan; De Haan 9/45 to 13/11/45 then disbanded.

87 British General Hospital
Hatfield House 1/43 to 4/43 then overseas; Nairobi, Africa from 6/43 to 6/46.

88 British General Hospital
Abergele 10/43 to 12/43 then to Guilsborough; Guilsborough 12/43 to 6/44 then to La Delivrende; La Delivrende 6/44 to 9/44 then to Bernay; Bernay 9/44 to 10/44 then to Courtrai; Courtrai 10/44 to 11/44 then to Bouchout; Bouchout [?Boechout] Belgium 11/44 to 1/45 then to Tilburg; Tilburg 1/45 to 6/45 then to Duffel; Duffel 6/45 to 9/45 then to De Haan; De Haan 9/45 to 12/45.

89 British General Hospital
Sarafand 1/44 to 4/44 then to Tripoli; Tripoli 4/44 to 6/46.

90 British General Hospital
Malta 4/40 to 31/12/46 (end of War Diary).

91 British General Hospital
Hatfield House 1/42 to 7/42 then overseas; Nathanya 8/42 to 11/42 then to Kafr Biln; Kafr Biln 11/42 to 1/43; Gaza 7/43 to 5/45 then to Sarafand; Sarafand 5/45 to 12/45.

92 British General Hospital
Peebles 5/42 to 7/42 then overseas; Quassassin 9/42 to 11/42 then to Kantara; Kantara (Egypt) 11/42 to 10/43 then to Naples; Naples 10/43 to 6/46.

93 British General Hospital
Ormskirk 6/42 to 9/42 then overseas; Shaiba (Iraq) 10/42 to 4/43 then to Tripoli; Tripoli 4/43 to 5/43 then to Sabratin*; Sabratin (Tripolitania)* 5/43 to 12/43 then to Barletta; Barletta 12/43 to 6/45 then to Charlbury; Charlbury 6/45 to 15/1/46 then disbanded.
*Though clearly given in the original as 'Sabratin,' this is believed to refer to 'Sabratha.'  Thanks to Chris Murphy (and his knowledge of Libya) for the correction.

94 British General Hospital
Goodwood 5/42 to 11/42 then overseas; Meni Messcus (Algiers) 11/42 to 1/43; Algiers 7/44 to 5/45 and then to Rissen; Hamburg 5/45 to 12/46.

95 British General Hospital
Peebles 6/42 to 11/42 then overseas; Beni Aknoun (Africa) 12/42 to 9/44 then to Melfetta; Melfetta 9/44 to 1/45 then to Barletta; Barletta 1/45 to 6/45 then to Brindisi [is what it says but actually went to Bologna]; Bologna 6/45 to 8/45 then to Monte Catone; Monte Catone 8/45 to 2/11/45 then disbanded.

96 British General Hospital
Peebles 9/42 to 11/42 then overseas; Maison Carree (Algiers) 11/42 to 12/42 then to Guelma; Exmouth 11/44 to 1/45 then to Kain; Kain 1/45 to 5/45 then to Tournai.

97 British General Hospital
Westbury 10/42 to 3/43 then to Algiers; Guelma 4/43 to 16/6/43 then to Birine; Birine 16/6/43 to 11/43 then to Maxula Hades; Maxula Hades 11/43 to 6/44 then to Morris; Bone 6/44 to 9/44 then to Taranto; Taranto 9/44 to 11/44 then to Athens; Athens 11/44 to 2/46 then to Salonika; Salonika 2/46 to 9/46.

98 British General Hospital
Goodwood 10/42 to 2/43 then overseas; Blida 3/43 to 4/43 and then to Metaha; Metaha 4/43 to 4/43 then to Chateaudun; Chateaudun 4/43 to 6/43 then to Sousse; Sousse 6/43 to 9/43 then to Catania; Catania 9/43 to 10/43 then to Bari; Bari 10/43 to 6/46.

99 British General Hospital
Woolwich 10/42 to 12/42 then to Algiers; Algiers 1/43 to 2/43 and then to Rivet; Rivet 2/43 to 12/43 then to Alma; Alma 12/43 to 8/44 then to Castellammare; Castellammare 8/44 to 1/45 then to Anagni; Anagni 1/45 to 30/6/45 then disbanded.

100 British General Hospital
Woolwich 10/42 to 1/43 then overseas; Algiers 1/43 to 2/43 and then to Philippeville; Philippeville 2/43 to 1/44 then to Cancello; Cancello 1/44 to 11/44 then to Afragola; Afragola 11/44 to 5/45 then to Perugia; Perugia 5/45 to 5/45 then to Arezzo; Arezzo 5/45 to 9/45 then to Florence; Florence 9/45 to 3/46 then to Rome; Rome 3/46 to 30/6/46 then disbanded.

101 British General Hospital
Knutsford 6/43 to 8/44 then to St. Loup Hors; St. Loup Hors 8/44 to 10/44 then to Heverle; Louvain 5/45 to 6/45 then to Heverle. [Information received suggests that this hospital, or perhaps part of it, was at Hatfield House in June 1944 prior to going overseas].

102 British General Hospital
Ormskirk 10/42 to 8/44 then overseas; Bayeux 8/44 to 9/45; [This hospital also entered as being in Bangalore from 3/45 to 8/45 and then on to Ramgarmo, which does not fit with previous entry, but both checked]; Ramgarmo 8/45 to 12/45 then to Ratu; Ratu (nr. Ranchi) 12/45 to 22/1/46 then disbanded.

103 British General Hospital
Netley 11/42 to 3/43 then overseas; Algiers 4/43 to 5/43 and then to Chateaudun; Mechia 5/43 to 5/43 then to Chateaudun; Chateaudun 5/43 to 1/44 then to Nocera; Nocera 1/44 to 15/12/45 then disbanded.

104 British General Hospital
Westbury 3/43 to 6/43 then to Algiers; Algiers 6/43 to 7/43 and then to Philippeville; Philippeville 7/43 to 1/44 then to Afrogola; Afragola 1/44 to 7/44 then to Rome; Rome 7/44 to 15/3/46 then disbanded.

105 British General Hospital
Benenden 3/43 to 8/44 then to Ranchy; Ranchy 8/44 to 11/44 then to Ostend; Ostend 11/44 to 5/45 then to Bruges; Bruges 5/45 to 9/45 then to De Haan; De Haan 9/45 to 16/3/46 then disbanded.

106 British General Hospital
Peebles 6/43 to 8/44 at Glentrees; Bayeux 8/44 to 4/45 then to Wavre; Wavre Notre Dame 4/45 to 4/45 then to Antwerp; Antwerp 4/45 to 12/46.

107 British General Hospital
Oxford 6/43 to 8/44 then to Bayeux; Bayeux 8/44 to 11/44 then to U.K.; Luton 11/44 to 1/45 then overseas; Bangalore 2/45 to 15/3/46 then disbanded.

108 British General Hospital
Woolwich 7/43 to 3/44 then to Naburn; Naburn 3/44 to 7/44 then to Ranchy; Ranchy 7/44 to 10/44 then to Brussels; Brussels 10/44 to 18/6/46 then disbanded.

109 British General Hospital
Stannington 8/43 to 9/44 then to Hatfield; Hatfield House 9/44 to 10/44 then overseas; Duffel 11/44 to 16/11/45 then disbanded.

110 British General Hospital
Hitchin 8/43 to 7/44 then overseas; Bayeux 7/44 to 11/44 then to Sysele; Sysele 11/44 to 5/45 then to Bruges; Bruges 5/45 to 6/45 then to Sysele; Sysele 6/45 to 23/11/45 then disbanded.

111 British General Hospital
Shrewsbury Copthorne 1/44 to 10/44 then to Oswestry; Oswestry 10/44 to 11/44 then overseas; Brussels 11/44 to 20/12/45 then disbanded.

112 British General Hospital
Westbury 11/43 to 1/44 then to Barming Heath; Barming Heath 1/44 to 1/45 then overseas; Avadi 1/45 to 15/4/46 then disbanded.

113 British General Hospital
Turnberry Girvan Ayrshire 2/44 to 8/44 then to Peebles; Peebles 8/44 to 9/44 at Glentrees; Dieppe 9/44 to 12/44 then to Renaix; Renaix 12/44 to 11/12/45 then disbanded.

114 British General Hospital
Turnberry Girvan Ayrshire 2/44 to 3/44 then to Skelmorlie; Skelmorlie 3/44 to 6/44 then to Naburn; Naburn 6/44 to 9/44 then to Oxford; Oxford 9/44 to 12/44 then to India; Jalahalli 2/45 to 3/46.

115 British General Hospital
Lincoln 5/44 to 8/44 then to Scarborough; Scarborough 8/44 to 10/44; De Haan 1/45 to 8/45 then to Bruges; Bruges 8/45 to 12/11/45 then disbanded.

121 British General Hospital
Goodwood 7/43 to 4/44 then to Knutsford; Knutsford 4/44 to 7/44 then to Soubles; Gruchet 10/44 to 11/44 then to Amiens; Amiens 11/44 to 6/45 then to Celle; Celle 3/45 to 6/45 then to Brunswick [dates don't agree with previous entry]; Brunswick 6/45 to 12/46.

131 British General Hospital
Museirat [should this be Nuseirat?] 12/43 to 2/44 then to Tobruk; Tobruk 2/44 to 12/45.

133 British General Hospital
Cairo (Helmiah) 8/41 to 11/41 ; Bardia, North Africa 2/42 to 3/42 and then to Sidi Barrani; Sidi Barrani 3/42 to 5/42 then to Capuzzo; Capuzzo 5/42 to 7/42 then to Sidi Bishr; Alexandria (Sidi Bishr) 7/42 to 8/42; Dinshall Damanton Delta 8/42 to 10/42; Alexandria 10/42 to 12/42 and then to Tolmbat; Benghasi 12/42 to 2/43 and then to Tripoli; Tripoli 2/43 to 4/43 then to Ben Gardare; Ben Gardare (Tunisia) 4/43 to 5/43 and then to Sousse; Sousse 5/43 to 6/43 then to Moascar; Moascar 6/43 to 11/43 then to Taranto; Taranto 11/43 to 1/44 then to Turi; Turi (nr. Bari) 1/44 to 6/44 then to Andria; Andria 6/44 to 9/44 then to Gravina; Gravina 9/44 to 10/44 then to Barletta; Barletta 10/44 to 12/44 then to Brindisi; Brindisi 12/44 to 7/45 then to U.K.; Crookham 8/45 to 2/5/46 then disbanded.

135 British General Hospital
Fuiggi 3/45 to 4/45 and then to Algiers; Algiers 4/45 to 21/5/46 and then disbanded.

150 British General Hospital
Hatfield House 6/43 to 7/43 then overseas; Nairobi, Africa from 10/43 to 12/43; Tigoni 12/43 to 3/44 then to Campalia; Campalia 3/44 to 5/44 then to Wiselera; Wiselera 5/44 to 6/44 then to Chittagong; Chittagong 6/44 to 10/44 then to Comilla; Comilla 10/44 to 1/46 then to Ranchi; Ranchi 1/46 to 21/5/46 then disbanded.

151 British General Hospital
Hatfield House 6/43 to 8/43 and then overseas; Mombasa, Africa from 10/43 to 12/43 and then on to Colombo; Colombo 12/43 to 3/45 then to Aundh; Aundh (Poona) 3/45 to 1/46.

152 British General Hospital
Ghats 9/44 to 12/44 then to Chittagong; Chittagong 12/44 to 11/45 then to Rangoon; Rangoon 11/45 to 9/46.
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153 British General Hospital
Kedgaon 2/45 to 3/45 then to Kumbhargaon; Madanapalla 5/45 to 10/45 then to Aundh; Aundh (Poona) 10/45 to 4/46; Avadi 4/46 to 4/46.

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