|LOST HOSPITALS OF LONDON|
Post Office Home Hospital
20 Kensington Palace Gardens, W8 4QQ
|1916 - 1919
The Post Office Home Hospital opened in 1916 in part of a house lent by Major and the Hon. Mrs Edward Marten Dunne. It had 30 beds for servicemen and was affiliated to the Fourth London General Hospital. (Major Dunne remained in residence throughout the war).
An annexe with 9 beds was established at 16 Derby Road, Bournemouth.
The Hospital presumably closed in 1919.
Present status (June 2010)
The Grade II listed property is currently owned by the Sultan of Brunei.
No. 20, Kensington Palace Gardens.
The Post Office Hospital in 1916.
My grandmother Helen Griffith worked here as a nurse. Her scrap album of items - drawings, photographs and entertainment flyers, etc. can be found at this site:
(Photograph courtesy of Julian Taylor)
(Author unstated) 1917 List of the various hospitals treating military cases in the United Kingdom. London, H.M.S.O.
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