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Military Hospitals include the permanent hospital buildings and the buildings commandeered during wars to acts as hospital. These websites may also contain information about the nurses and doctors who served there. The Red Cross have also played major roles in many wars and conflicts.

Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Discharge / Pension Records, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Genes Reunited
Link:Genes Reunited
Description:Genes Reunited' Military Records
Extra Info:Includes prisoners of war, medal rolls, some service records and more.
Classification:World War II, Hospitals / Nursing, Other
Title:Amersham Village Website
Link:http://www.amersham.org.uk/
Description:Amersham Village Website
Extra Info:Includes aircraft crashes in the area as well as other details of the area during WWII.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Hospitals / Nursing, Academy / Training / Cadets, Information, Other
Title:British Pathe Film Archive
Link:http://www.britishpathe.com/
Description:British Pathe Film Archive 1896-1970
Extra Info:All sorts of social and military history on film.
Classification:World War I, World War II, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Canadian Red Cross Memorial Hospital Taplow, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Link:http://www.crcmh.com/
Description:Canadian Red Cross Memorial Hospital Taplow, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Extra Info:Includes a visual tour around the hospital site as it is now. Very little history is known of the hospital.
Classification:Discharge / Pension Records, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Chelsea Royal Hospital Discharged Soldier List
Link:http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~le...
Description:Chelsea Royal Hospital Discharged Soldier List
Extra Info:Mainly from the early 1800's.
Classification:World War I, Hospitals / Nursing, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915
Link:http://archive.org/details/diaryofnursingsi00nursu...
Description:Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915
Extra Info:Online book. A great diary about her experiences on the Western Front.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, Hospitals / Nursing, Medals / Awards
Title:East Lancashire and the Great War
Link:http://www.burnleygallantry.co.uk/
Description:East Lancashire and the Great War
Extra Info:Includes gallantry awards, casualties of war, details of Huntroyde Auxiliary Military Hospital and more.
Classification:World War I, Hospitals / Nursing, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Edith Elizabeth Appletons WWI Diaries
Link:http://www.edithappleton.org.uk/
Description:Edith Elizabeth Appletons WWI Diaries 1914-19
Extra Info:The site displays the remarkable diaries which Edith Elizabeth Appleton wrote while nursing in Northern France from 1914 to 1919.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Hospitals / Nursing, Other
Title:Exeter memories
Link:http://www.exetermemories.co.uk/
Description:Exeter memories - Stories from Exeter
Extra Info:Includes details of the casualties at Jutland and the Somme.
Classification:World War I, World War II, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:FANY - Princess Royal's Volunteer Corps
Link:http://www.fany.org.uk/
Description:First Aid Nursing Yeomanry - Princess Royal's Volunteer Corps
Extra Info:Formed in 1907. During the First World War, FANYs ran field hospitals, drove ambulances and set up soup kitchens and troop canteens, often under highly dangerous conditions. They have been awarded 17 military medals.
Classification:World War I, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Fifty Thousand Miles on a Hospital Ship
Link:https://archive.org/details/fiftythousandmil00wall
Description:Fifty Thousand Miles on a Hospital Ship
Extra Info:Online book. A chaplain's experiences of the Great War on a Hospital Ship.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Friends of Dundee City Archives
Link:http://www.fdca.org.uk/
Description:Friends of Dundee City Archives - Online Databases
Extra Info:Includes militia list 1799, roll of honour, casulaties into the red cross hosiptals and more.
Classification:World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Hospitals / Nursing, Newspapers
Title:Illustrated London News Archive
Link:http://www.iln.org.uk/index.htm
Description:Illustrated London News Archive
Extra Info:Includes pictures of the Zulu war, ships of the Royal Navy, the Blitz and more.
Classification:Boer Wars, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Imperial Yeomanry Hospitals in South Africa
Link:https://archive.org/details/imperialyeomanr00howeg...
Description:Imperial Yeomanry Hospitals in South Africa 1900-1902 Vol 2
Extra Info:Online book. Account of the Imperial Yeomanry Field Hospital and Bearer Company in South Africa. Includes a list of personnel and their service.
Classification:Boer Wars, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Imperial Yeomanry Hospitals in South Africa
Link:https://archive.org/details/imperialyeomanr01howeg...
Description:Imperial Yeomanry Hospitals in South Africa 1900-1902 Vol 1
Extra Info:Online book. Account of the Imperial Yeomanry Hospitals. Mainly reports, but does include lists of personnel, and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Kemsing Heritage Centre
Link:http://www.kemsingheritagecentre.org.uk/
Description:Kemsing Heritage Centre and Information
Extra Info:Includes details of the Voluntary Aid Detachment Hospital 6A at St Edith Hall Kemsing 1914-1918.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Hospitals / Nursing, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:KISSACK Genealogy
Link:http://www.kissack.co.uk/
Description:KISSACK Genealogy
Extra Info:Mainly on the Isle of Man. Includes some photographs and military details of KISSACK's.
Classification:Pictures / Photographs, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Manchester Local Image Collection
Link:http://images.manchester.gov.uk/
Description:Manchester Local Image Collection
Extra Info:Over 80,000 pictures and prints of old Manchester, including some of the Manchester Regiment, the battalions around the time of WW1, also local military hospitals and more.
Classification:Crimean War, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Medical Officers of the Crimea
Link:http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/Indexes/Crimea/
Description:Medical Officers of the Crimea
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Murrayfield Parish Church - Roll of Honour / Service
Link:https://archive.org/details/rollofhonourresi1917mu...
Description:Murrayfield Parish Church - Roll of Honour / Service to December 1917
Extra Info:Online book.Includes residents of the parish, church members and adherents, ex-members of the 44th company boys brigade. With unit and rank listed. Also army nursing staff, red cross and voluntary workers.
Classification:World War I, Prisoners of War, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:My Experiences as a German Prisoner
Link:http://archive.org/details/myexperiencesasg00austr...
Description:My Experiences as a German Prisoner, L.J.Austin FRCS, a Member of the British Red Cross Society
Extra Info:Online book. Chronicles his experiences from capture, through the prison camps, to his eventual release.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Army, World War I, World War II, Napoleonic Wars, Service Records, Hospitals / Nursing, Medals / Awards, Other
Title:National Archives - Online Army Records and Indexes
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - Online Army Records and Indexes
Extra Info:Includes army campaign medals from WWI, service records for Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, prisoners of war reports and interviews and much more.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Army, World War I, World War II, Napoleonic Wars, Service Records, Hospitals / Nursing, Medals / Awards, Information, Other
Title:National Archives - Online Records and Indexes
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/our-onl...
Description:National Archives - Online Records and Indexes (UK)
Extra Info:Includes army, navy, air force, marines, merchant seamen and more. Many detailed records require payment.
Classification:Boer Wars, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Nursing in the Boer War
Link:http://www.boerwarnurses.com/
Description:Nursing in the Boer War - Nurses and Others Who Cared for the Sick and Wounded
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Parish of Winterbourne, Gloucestershire
Link:http://www.frenchaymuseumarchives.co.uk/
Description:Winterbourne Family History, Online
Extra Info:Look under Archives for WWI roll of honour. Includes photographs of many soldier at Cleve Hill hospital, Downend, Bristol during WWI.
Classification:World War I, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Red Cross Volunteers of the First World War
Link:http://www.redcross.org.uk/About-us/Who-we-are/His...
Description:Red Cross Volunteers of the First World War
Extra Info:Over 90,000 people volunteered for the British Red Cross at home and overseas during the war. More names still to add.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Rhondda Cynon Taf Library - Digital Archive
Link:http://archive.rhondda-cynon-taf.gov.uk/treorchy/i...
Description:Rhondda Cynon Taf Library - Digital Archive
Extra Info:Includes photographs of some war memorials, soldiers, ambulance trains and much more.
Classification:World War I, World War II, Hospitals / Nursing, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Scarlet Finders - British Military Nurses
Link:http://www.scarletfinders.co.uk/index.html
Description:Scarlet Finders - British Military Nurses
Extra Info:Includes the war diary of the Matron-in-Chief, British Expeditionary Force for 1914-1919. Also list of British general hospitals in WWII and nursing rolls from WWII.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:The History of Newton-Le-Willows and Earlstown
Link:http://www.n-le-w.co.uk/
Description:The History of Newton-Le-Willows and Earlstown
Extra Info:Click on local history and scroll through the pages of articles for items on the battle of Winwick Pass, details of the war memorial hospital and more.
Classification:Army, World War I, Other Transport, Hospitals / Nursing, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Maps
Title:The Long, Long Trail
Link:http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/
Description:The Long, Long Trail - The British Army in th First World War
Extra Info:A site with a wealth of information, including war diaries, commanders despatches, details about the regiments and battalions, trench maps, list of prisoner of war camps and much more information.
Classification:World War I, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Wartime Memories Project - World War One
Link:http://www.wartimememoriesproject.com/greatwar/
Description:Wartime Memories Project - World War One
Extra Info:The aim of this website is to share stories, photographs and documents relating to the Great War of 1914 to 1918. Including location of regiments and battalions, names of those serving and more. More information being added frequently.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:World War One - Photographs and Pictures
Link:http://www.ww1photos.com/
Description:World War One - Photographs and Pictures
Extra Info:Includes postcards of WWI, many photographs of the trenches, a special gallery of Gallipoli photographs, animals in war and more. Many free photos, others may be purchased.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Discharge / Pension Records, Officers' Records, Service Records, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Hospitals / Nursing, Academy / Training / Cadets, Muster / Militia Rolls, Medals / Awards, Uniforms / Badges, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Newspapers, Maps, Information, Other
Title:Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia
Link:http://en.wikipedia.org/
Description:Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia
Extra Info:Comprehensive general reference for most military topics. Use its search box to find your areas of interest.
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