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This page tells you about the Accrington Corps of the St. John Ambulance Brigade who spent 6 months at Netley.
Dr Norman Elliot ALDRIDGE who died in 1933 at the age of 71 was one of the earliest of his profession to study and take up the practise of radiography. During WWI he was a radiographer at Netley.
The Times Saturday June 17th 1933
Mrs Alexandra Daisy ANTROBUS who lived at no. 31 Inkerman Rd Woolston. She was a staff nurse at the Welsh Hospital at Netley from 1916-1917 receiving £60 per year.
Thomas Graham BALFOUR (1813 - 1891) was the principal medical officer at Netley in 1873.
George Steward BEATSON (1814 - 1874) was in charge of Netley hospital from 1868 for 3 years.
Brigade Surgeon Lieutenant Colonel BLENNERHASSET see Royal Victoria Hospital Early Life
Dame Sidney Jane BROWNE (1850 - 1941) joined the army nursing service in 1883 and as a sister, was posted to Netley.
Joseph CARLISLE was a 1st class staff sergeant in the medical staff corps according to the 1891 census. He was working and living at the hospital with wife Melinda and 7 children. The eldest was Eliza Melinda 15, who was a school mistress in the army military school there.
He later lived in Orston Villa in Netley with his family.
My thanks to Francis Kreuzberger on ancestry.
Russell. COOMBE Served in the Great War (Major, R.A.M.C.; Operating Surgeon at Netley Hospital, 1915-16).
Eli CORNWELL was in the Army Hospital Corps. in the 1881 census. He was the father of Jack Cornwell V.C.
Read more about their story here:
Duncan Edward. CURME.In the Royal Army Medical Corps. At Netley Hospital, 1898.
Surgeon Lt.Col. George Edward DOBSON (1848 - 1895) a zoologist, was a chief authority on bats and other mammals. He wrote papers on the subjects and later worked in the museum at Netley.
Dennis EMBLETON Served in the Great War, 1914-19 (Capt. and Major R.A.M.C. mentioned in despatches).
Charles Standish ENSELL Reverend. Chaplain to the Forces 1910 - 1914.
Mrs Anna FRENCH