1st Australian Stationary Hospital

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Colour patch for 1st Australian Stationary Hospital
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1916 staff at Ismalia
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Ward in a tent at Ismalia AWM
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Verandah ward at Ismalia Photo AWM P10300.005
Name 1st Australian Stationary Hospital
Where formed South Australia
Date formed Aug 1914
Locations Gallipoli and Lemnos Island
Egypt (Suez Canal)
Dartford, England as the 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital

General Information

Formed in Adelaide, it departed Australia aboard HMAT A55 Kyarra for Egypt in Nov 1914. During the Gallipoli campaign it was based on Lemnos Island. Four male staff were Killed in Action or Died from their wounds on Gallipoli in early December.

With the completion of the Gallipoli campaign the hospital relocated to Egypt to service troops guarding the Suez Canal.

Renamed as 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital on 9 Oct 1916, and relocated to England where it was located at Dartford.


Initial staff and nurses provided from South Australia.

Soldier Patients by date admitted

Lemnos Island

Ismailia Egypt