About This Unit
Formed July 1915. Departed Sydney Orsova 14 July 1915, Melbourne Orsova 17 July 1915, Fremantle Orsova 22 July 1915. Arrived in the United Kingdom 29 September 1915. This unit was intended as a 500 bed general hospital for the treatment of Australians in the United Kingdom but owing to a lack of accommodation and poor AIF medical administration, it was broken up at Harefield, England October 1915 and personnel used to staff Auxiliary Hospitals.
AIF Data Base - Order of Battle - Medical
Link to WW I Hospitals - https://anzacday.org.au/australian-ww1-hospitals