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Reading’s First World War Hospitals Talk

For Family and Social Historians

Reading was one of the largest war hospital complexes during the First World War.  It was based on Battle Hospital as War Hospital No. 1 and a number of schools and larger houses were taken over to accommodate the wounded. The main war hospitals were run by the military but many of the auxiliary hospitals were run by the Red Cross. The first war hospital opened in 1914 and the last one closed in 1920. This is their story. 

With speaker: Lionel Williams.


About Berkshire Family History Society

This talk was organised by Berkshire Family History Society, a registered charity number 283010.