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Glossop - World War 1.





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CONVALESCENT HOSPITALS IN GLOSSOP WW1
The hospitals at Partington Home and Moorfield, Glossop fell under the Western Command and County of Cheshire during the First World War.
The hospitals were affiliated to the 2nd Western Hospital, Manchester.

Partington Home, Glossop had accommodation for 40 beds and opened on 31 October 1914. It closed on 28 February 1919 after treating 618 patients. The Home belonged to the Corporation of Glossop, having been opened in 1908. The photos below are of two convalescent groups at Partington Home. There are more photos on the Partington Home page.
Convalescent Group at Partington Home
Convalescent Group at Partington Home


The Red Cross Hospital, Moorfield, Glossop had accommodation for 102 beds and opened on 18 March 1915.
It closed on 24 February 1919 after treating 1554 patients.
The house was lent by Major Hill-Wood, M.P. and administered by the Glossop Red Cross Division.
The photo is of Private J Gunner, Christmas 1915.
Private J Gunner, Christmas 1915


WAR MEMORIALS
All Saints Memorial All Saints Memorial Grammar School Memorial
All Saints Parish Church Memorials
Grammar School Memorial
Shrewsbury Street Memorial Monument Hawkshead Memorial
Shrewsbury Street Memorial
Hawkshead Memorial


SOLDIERS & MEMORABILIA
Albert Wilde Albert Wilde, Separation Allowance Albert Wilde, Discharge Papers
Albert Wilde
Albert Wilde, Separation Allowance
Albert Wilde, Discharge Papers
Edith Swann Certificate Edith Swann Certificate Edith Swann Certificate
Certificates presented to Edith Swann
William Almond, 1st Devon Regiment, 25 April 1915
Card from Albert Mitchell to Amy Bowden
Albert Mitchell, 6th Cheshires, 5th from right
William Almond, 1st Devon Regiment, 25 April 1915.
Card from Albert Mitchell to Amy Bowden.
Albert Mitchell, 6th Cheshires, 5th from right.

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