Nailsworth VA hospital

Chestnut Hill in Nailsworth was the private home of Mr Clissold, who loaned it to the Red Cross for use as a "Class B" convalescent hospital. Patients were transferred there mainly from Cirencester and Stroud VA hospitals. Gloucestershire Red Cross Hospitals 1914-1919
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not included in final reports: this info is from The Red Cross in Gloucestershire 1915 yearbook

Date of opening—March 20th 1915

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STAFF (1915)

Commandant: Mrs Wilson

Medical Officer: Dr G. P. Bletchly

Lady Superintendent: Mrs King

Trained Nurse : Sister Jefferys

Quartermaster: Miss Skrine

Asst. Quartermaster: Mr W. Swinscow

General Duty : Miss N. Playne, Miss C. & E. Beale, Miss E. Hemingway, Mrs K. Warner, Miss M. Morton, Mrs Z. Morton, Miss H. Lewis, Mrs S. Hart, Miss D. Bruton, Mrs James, Mrs Perry

Probationers and helpers: Miss E. Walker, Miss J. Walker, Miss K. Mortimer, Miss D. Brews, Miss M. Winchcombe

Cooks: Miss B. Legh, Mrs D. Smith, Mrs H. Smith, Miss H. Railton


Gloucestershire Red Cross Hospitals 1914-1919