Brooklyn V.A.D. Hospital
Brooklyn, 12 Crystal Palace Park Road, Sydenham SE26
Medical dates:

Medical character:
1915 - 1918

Convalescent (military)
In May 1915 an auxiliary military hospital was established by the Kent/132 Voluntary Aid Detachment at Brooklyn, No. 12 Crystal Palace Road.  It had 20 beds and was affiliated to the Royal Herbert Hospital.

By 1917 the Hospital had 29 beds for sick and wounded servicemen.

In 1918 the Hospital transferred to the Edgehill Auxiliary Hospital.

Present status (October 2010)

The land has been redeveloped and Park Court, a 1930s development of nine apartment blocks, now occupies the site of the Hospital.

  Park Court  Park Court
Park Court.
References (Accessed 4th September 2013)
(Author unstated) 1917 List of the various hospitals treating military cases in the United Kingdom.  London, H.M.S.O.

Creswick P, Pond GS, Ashton PH 1915 Kent's Care for the Wounded.  London, Hodder & Stoughton.

Walker J 1979 The British Red Cross in the Bromley area 1910-1919.  Bromley Local History 4, 17-23.


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