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The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - No. 7 Stationary Hospital
No. 7 Stationary Hospital was at Boulogne, France.
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List of those who served at No. 7 Stationary Hospital during The Great War.
List of those who were treated at No. 7 Stationary Hospital during The Great War.
Pte. Bertie Daniels 1st Btn. Wiltshire Regiment
My Grandfather, Bertie Daniels enlisted in the Army on 21st August 1905 and served with B Company the 1st Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. He landed in Rouen, France on 21st November 1914. He was shot in the head and was taken to 4C Field Ambulance on 23rd November 1914. He was admitted to 7 Stat Hospital Boulogne and on 3rd Dec 1914 taken back to England on the Carisbrook Castle. He was eventualy transferred to the Northumberland Fusiliers 3rd Garrison Battalion. Bertie past away in 1946 in Frome, Somerset.Tony Daniels
Cpt. Cuthbert Clive Finlay 17th Btn.
Cuthbert Clive Finlay was born at Stroud, New South Wales in 1894 to Doctor Sinclair and Ethel Finlay. He attended Sydney Grammar School and was a medical student at the University of Sydney at the outbreak of the First World War. Finlay was active in the University of Sydney Scouts and had reached the rank of sergeant.
He enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 3rd March 1915 and was appointed acting corporal in 'C' Company, 17th Battalion. He was promoted to corporal 29th March 1915 and departed Australia with the 17th Battalion aboard HMAT Themistocles on 12th May 1915. Finlay, and the 17th Battalion, arrived at Gallipoli on 20th August 1915 where they remained until the evacuation in December.
Finlay was stationed at Quinn's Post and was promoted to second lieutenant in November 1915. After further training in Egypt, the battalion landed in France on 22nd March 1916 and were engaged in the battle of Pozières between 25th July and 5th August 1916. Finlay received a gunshot wound to the arm on 27th July and was evacuated to the 27th Stationary Hospital. He returned to his unit on 12th August 1916 before being transferred to the 5th Training Battalion in November 1916. During April 1917, he was transferred again to a newly raised 61st Battalion. During April 1917, he attended the Bombing School and left with qualifications as an instructor in bomb throwing. Finlay was promoted to the rank of captain on 22nd June 1917 and returned to the 17th Battalion in November 1917. Finlay returned to Australia aboard HMAT Ceramic and arrived in Sydney on14th March 1919. He was was discharged on 23rd May 1919. Cuthbert Finlay returned to the University of Sydney to complete his medical studies and graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine in 1923 followed by a Master of Surgery in 1924.s flynn
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