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First Great Eastern Hospital 1914

First Great Eastern General Hospital, Trinity College

History of the First Great Eastern Hospital

At the outbreak of WWI a temporary home was needed for the First Eastern General Hospital while more permanent quarters were being built. These temporary quarters were found in Trinity College, in Neville’s Court, under the Wren Library.

For more information follow this link:

“Nevile’s Court a Hospital…”: The First Eastern General Hospital

The message on the back of the example of this postcard from the Museum of Cambridge makes it clear that those in the picture are Belgian wounded.

First Eastern General Hospital – post card message

Operating Theatre 1st Eastern General Hospital

Ward 6 1st Eastern General Hospital

First Eastern General Hospital Trinity College Nov 1914

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