Keswick Hospital [B 26285] • Photograph

Keswick Hospital : Captured guns

Keswick Hospital : Captured guns

In front of Headquarters. Spoils of the war - guns captured by the 27th Batt. Inscription on gun reads 'Secretary, Dept. of Defence Melbourne. S.A.'

Keswick Headquarters building number 32

Keswick Headquarters building number 32

The Home of the Brass Hats. District Headquarters - Keswick Barracks, 4th Military District.

Keswick Hospital : Brig. Gen. J.M. Antill

Keswick Hospital : Brig. Gen. J.M. Antill

'Head of the Brass Hats'. Brig. Gen. J.M. Antill, c.B., C.M.G., Commandant 4th Military District. 'He'll never send a man where he won't go himself' (The late Cpl. Key) Gone West.

Keswick Hospital : The Diggers Hospital

Keswick Hospital : The Diggers Hospital

'The Diggers Hospital' 1920. No. 4 Australian General Hospital, 4th Military District, Keswick. According to a researcher, a tram line opened between West Terrace via Sturt Street (now ANZAC Highway) to Keswick on 18 September 1918. It took returned soldiers from the train to Keswick military hospital.

Keswick Hospital : Lieut-Col. H.H.E. Russell

Keswick Hospital : Lieut-Col. H.H.E. Russell

'Our P.M.O'. A Capable, reliable and genial man. Lieut-Col. H.H.E. Russell, O.B.E., P.M.O. 4th Military District 1915 - Dec 1919 and 1921.

Keswick Hospital : Lieut-Col. R.S. Rogers

Keswick Hospital : Lieut-Col. R.S. Rogers

'A Gentleman' - Our C.O. Lieut-Col. R.S. Rogers, C.O., No. 7 Australian General Hospital, Keswick. July 1915 - Dec. 1919.

Keswick Hospital : Matron A.M. Hancock

Keswick Hospital : Matron A.M. Hancock

Matron A.M. Hancock, R.R.C., Principal Matron, 4th Military District. July 1915 - Dec. 1919.

Keswick Hospital : Col. Shepherd

Keswick Hospital : Col. Shepherd

Our 1920 - P.M.O. Col. Shepherd, C.B.E., D.S.O.

Keswick Hospital : Matron Davidson

Keswick Hospital : Matron Davidson

'On active service' Southwell, England. Matron Davidson and patient.

Keswick Hospital : Matron Davidson

Keswick Hospital : Matron Davidson

'A kindly matron'. Matron Davidson, C.B.E., R.R.C. 1920-1921.

Keswick Hospital : From the Parade Ground

Keswick Hospital : From the Parade Ground

No. 7 Australian General Hospital. Keswick Hospital in 1915 from the Parade Ground.

Keswick Hospital : From the Parade Ground

Keswick Hospital : From the Parade Ground

Keswick Hospital in 1916 from the Parade Ground.

Keswick Hospital : From the Parade Ground

Keswick Hospital : From the Parade Ground

Keswick Hospital in 1917. 'Note the progress'.

Keswick Hospital : Mess Rooms and Officers Quarters

Keswick Hospital : Mess Rooms and Officers Quarters

Mess rooms and Officers quarters.

Keswick Hospital : Garden

Keswick Hospital : Garden

Garden in front of Officers and Nurses mess.

Keswick Hospital : Nurses block

Keswick Hospital : Nurses block

Matrons office and nurses block.

Keswick Hospital : Garden

Keswick Hospital : Garden

View of the garden and huts at Keswick.

Keswick Hospital : Sanitorium

Keswick Hospital : Sanitorium

Sanatorium.

Keswick Hospital : Sanitorium and recreation room

Keswick Hospital : Sanitorium and recreation room

Sanatorium and recreation room.

Keswick Hospital : Recreation room

Keswick Hospital : Recreation room

Recreation room. A boon to the diggers.

Keswick Hospital : Invitation

Keswick Hospital : Invitation

An invittion by the Military Commandant Brig.-General J.M. Antill, C.B., C.M.G. requesting the honor of the company of the Misses Williams on the occasion of the official handing-over by His Excellency the Governor of the Rest Room on Friday March 7th.

Keswick Hospital : the Rest Room

Keswick Hospital : the Rest Room

The Rest Room where the diggers spend a quiet hour - reading - writing etc.

Keswick Hospital : The first badge

Keswick Hospital : The first badge

'Our first badge' 1915-1917. Prohibited the use of the word 'Anzac' by the Federal Government as the letter at item 24 explains.

Keswick Hospital : Letter

Keswick Hospital : Letter

Copy of a letter to the Minister of Defence from T.H. Smeaton Major regarding the prohibited use of the word 'Anzac' in the badge at item 23.

Keswick Hospital : Ella Williams

Keswick Hospital : Ella Williams

Ella Williams, Honorary Treasurer and joint Honorary Organiser 'Keswick Hospital Helpers', 1915-1921.

Keswick Hospital : Violet May Williams

Keswick Hospital : Violet May Williams

Violet May Williams, joint Honorary Organiser 'Keswick Hospital Helpers'. Poem on page "If we can let into some soul a little light, If we some pathway dark and drear can render bright, If we to one in gloom can show the sunny side, Though no reward we win, we shall be satisfied'.

Keswick Hospital : Mrs Bert Matters

Keswick Hospital : Mrs Bert Matters

'Our amiable and energetic President'. Mrs Bert Matters - President Keswick Hospital Helpers.

Keswick Hospital : Ella and Violet Williams

Keswick Hospital : Ella and Violet Williams

'The Hon. Organisers' (Two live wires). Ella and Violet Williams, joint Hon. Organisers. Named by the diggers 'The Banana and Chocolate ladies'.

Keswick Hospital : T.C. Borrow

Keswick Hospital : T.C. Borrow

'Our capable and willing HOn. Sec.'. Mr T.C. Borrow, Hon. Sec. 'Angaz Helpers' now 'Keswick Hospital Helpers'.

Keswick Hospital : Lieut Col. H.H.E. Russell

Keswick Hospital : Lieut Col. H.H.E. Russell

'The Helpers' friend and adviser. Lieut Col. H.H.E. Russell. Our P.M.O.