Military hospital, Ripon Army Camp

Image ID: 00803

Military hospital, Ripon Army Camp

Date: c1917

The Ripon Military Camp covered vast areas around Ripon, and accomodated up to 30,000 troops and workers whilst training and preparing for onwards journeys to the Front. As well as a range of other services, the Camp included a large military hospital with 670 beds. The hospital was situated on the Pateley Bridge Road, opposite the turning to Studley, where the War Memorial stands today. We are told this photograph was taken christmas, 1917, and the soldiers in the image are wearing convalescent uniforms.

Category: Emergency Services, Military, Recently Added, Added October 2018, First World War, Hospital

Organisation Reference: D5009

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