Friday 30 March 2012

Clayton Auxiliary Hospital

Clayton Auxiliary Hospital opened in April 1917 it was the female Infirmary block of the North Bierley Union Hospital. It accommodated 114 soldiers brought from the Bradford War Hospital. Prior to this it had been used to train nurses and to accommodate patients displaced by the utilisation of the whole of the whole of the Bradford Union Institution as a War hospital.

In July 1918 it was expanded by the utilisation of 3 hospital tents accommodating 30-40 soldiers.

For more information read the full article.

If anyone has any further knowledge of the use of Clayton Auxiliary Hospital or North Bierley Union during WW1 or of nurses who lived there after this time it would be lovely to hear more.

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