Miss Icombe's Auxiliary Hospital
Garth House, 6a Grange Road, Ealing, W5
Medical dates:

Medical character:
1915 -1919

Convalescent (military)

Garth House was opened by Miss Grace Letitia Icombe as an auxiliary military hospital to the Second London (T.F.) General Hospital.   It had 41 beds for convalescent enlisted servicemen.  Miss Combe herself acted as Matron and Commandant of the local Voluntary Aid Detachment.

The Hospital closed in 1919.

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Present status (January 2011)

The site has been completely redeveloped and Garth House no longer exists.

Balmain Close  Balmain Close
Balmain Close now occupied the presumed site of the Hospital.

Grange Road  Grange Road 
Looking down Grange Road from the east (left) and from the west (right).  
(Author unstated ) 1917 List of the various hospitals treating military cases in the United Kingdom.  London, H.M.S.O.

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