102nd Australian General Hospital

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View of 102nd AGH at Holland Park AWM photo 127025
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Photo showing some wards of 102nd AGH AWM photo 127104
Name 102nd Australian General Hospital
Where formed Tamworth, New South Wales
Date formed October 1941
Capacity 2,000 patients with 600 staff
Locations Tamworth NSW and Ekibin, and Holland Park, Brisbane

General Information

This hospital was raised in Tamworth during October 1941. In January 1942 they expanded to 600 beds. In July 1944 thye moved to Ekibin in Queensland where they remained for a time before moveing to the Holland Park Hospital after it was vacated by the US Army's 42nd General Hospital. Ekibin is adjacent to the current Greenslopes Hospital. At the Holland Park site the 102nd AGH had numerous covered wooden ramps connecting the various wards and offices on the large site. There were all the usual sections one would expect to find in a large hospital such as a Physiotherapy section and an Occupation Therapy Section.

The hospital remained open through 1946.



1942 Tamworth

1943 Tamworth

1944 Tamworth

1944 Ekibin

1945 Holland Park