Quote…..It can be said that the whole business was an unqualified success, both as regards the treatment of patients and co-operation with the Army and forces of all nations. Very many pathetically grateful letters of thanks were received from patients’ relatives and from patients themselves…………. Surgeon Captain F C Hunot RN - Royal Naval Medical Journal 1945.

… Old Haslar had through a vision of the Admiralty in the 18th Century once again served the Nation, supported by the many hospital staff, who gave up sleep and rest to care for the wounded:

Royal Naval Medical Officers and RNR.
Royal Naval Dental Service and RNR.
Royal Naval Sick Berth Staff and Reserve.
Queen Alexandra’s Royal Naval Nursing service and Reserve.
The Voluntary Aid Detachment (Navy).
Civil Service.
Red Cross.
Women’s Voluntary Services.

Eric C Birbeck MVO
May 2014

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