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2nd Scottish General Hospital, Edinburgh



   The 2nd Scottish General Hospital, Edinburgh was located in the former Craigleith Poorhouse, previously known as St. Cuthberts Poorhouse. In 1914 the poorhouse was been taken over by the Territorial Force as a military hospital providing 1032 beds. After WW1 the buildings became Craigleith Hospital.

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during the Great War 1914-1918.

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Pte. Leonard Maltby 9th Btn Essex Regiment

Leonard Maltby, son of George, lived at Selston, Notts and survived the war. He was discharged on 15th Feb 1919 after attending 2nd Scottish General Hospital in Edinburgh





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David George "Dave" Irvine 30th Battalion

David G. Irvine embarked to join the REF Alexandria ex Hororata on June 16 1916. He disembarked in Marseilles France one week later on June 23, 1916 and less than one month later on July 20 1916 in France he sustained a major gunshot wound to his left leg and was shipped out on the hospital ship St David to England on July 21, 1916. During recovery he was admitted to the Ontario Military Hospital also known as The Orpington Hospital, in Sevenoaks Road, Orpington Kent, England on July 22, 1916. After Orpington, David was moved to the 2nd Scottish General Hospital on January 20, 1917. He returned to Australia on HMAT Euripides on September 19, 1917 and was discharged from AIF on October 16, 1917 as medically unfit.

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