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Forest Park Hotel part of a First World War Hospital

Wounded Indian Soldiers heading to their tented accommodation in the grounds of Forest Park Hotel.  c1914. Topfoto.co.uk

Wounded Indian Soldiers heading to their tented accommodation in the grounds of Forest Park Hotel. c1914. Topfoto.co.uk

Forest Park Hotel was one of the two local hotels in Brockenhurst that were commandeered as part of the Lady Hardinge Hospital for Wounded Indian Soldiers and fitted out as a medical facility. Forest Park and its surrounding land was donated to the war effort by Mrs Morant of Brockenhurst Park in 1914.

Tents in the grounds providing additional accommodation.

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Historic date: 1914

Location: Brockenhurst

Added by Gareth Owen

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