WAW018671 WALES (1948). View of Govilon US Army hospital while in use as post-war temporary civilian housing

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Pennawd [WAW018671] View of Govilon US Army hospital while in use as post-war temporary civilian housing
Cyfeirnod WAW018671
Dyddiad 9-September-1948
Dolen Coflein Archive Item 6413944
Enw lle
Plwyf
Ardal
Gwlad WALES
Dwyreiniad / Gogleddiad 325700, 215000
Hydred / Lledred -3.0782896353003, 51.828224616369
Cyfeirnod Grid Cenedlaethol SO257150

Pinnau

Byddwch y cyntaf i ychwanegu sylw at y ddelwedd hon!

Cyfraniadau Grŵp

Govilon hospital was built by the US Army as 279th Station Hospital. It had 52 wards and 4 operating theatres. The hospital catered for those with serious injuries that the frontline field hospitals could not deal with, such as skin grafts and amputations.



After the war, the camp was used as temporary civilian housing until c1948 but was demolished some time after 1950. Further reading: http://www.coflein.gov.uk/en/site/415429/details/US+ARMY+HOSPITAL,+GILWERN%3B+GOVILON+HOSPITAL/

Dan Gregory
Wednesday 4th of June 2014 03:08:56 PM