These two images are of casualties at the Military Hospital in Reculver Road, Herne Bay during the Great War and the wounded men are wearing ‘hospital blue’ uniforms. The military took over the two Passmore Edwards convalescent homes in Reculver Road and transformed them into a military hospital which (together with adjacent marquees) could accommodate a total of some 320 men.

552HER - Wounded At HB Military Hospital

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Courtesy of the Collection of the Herne Bay Historical Records Society