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by euryalus
Sun Feb 26, 2017 13:31
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: World War Two Hospital Trains
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Re: World War Two Hospital Trains

I think the US army requested 10 hospital trains for use in the UK prior to D-Day, so the above list must include two "spares" (?). The missing stabling points for trains 12, 13 and 15 were Newbury (Nos.12 and 13) and Westbury (No.15), though in the event No.15 was sent to Dunbridge becaus...
by euryalus
Wed Feb 19, 2014 12:52
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: World War Two Hospital Trains
Replies: 2
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World War Two Hospital Trains

I don't know how much research has been carried out in relation to WW2 ambulance trains, but a certain amount of work has been undertaken on UK trains, which were formed around the time of D-Day to convey British and Allied casualties to the network of military hospitals that had been created. Retir...
by euryalus
Mon Feb 17, 2014 21:01
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Oxfordshire
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Hello from Oxfordshire

Hello Everybody, I am a UK-based writer and historian named Stanley C.Jenkins, and have just registered for this site under the user name "Euryalus" which, as a matter of interest, was Admiral Nelson's favourite warship. I have a particular interest in Oxfordshire military hospitals, inclu...

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