Canadian Army Hospitals

Summary

This page outlines the growth of the Canadian Army Medical Corps Medical Hospitals in England and Continental Europe through the period of 1915 to 1918.

Hospital Units in England

1915 1916 1917 1918
General hospitals 4 3 7 10
Stationary hospitals.. 0 3 0 0
Special hospitals 0 4 5 7
Convalescent hospitals 3 7 8 8
Laboratory units 0 0 2 1
Sanitary sections 1 2 4 4
Medical depots 2 3 3 1
Hospital ships 0 0 2 2
Totals 10 22 31 33

Hospital Units in France

1915 1916 1917 1918
General hospitals 2 8 6 6
Stationary hospitals 2 4 4 6
Casualty clearing stations 1 3 4 4
Field ambulances 3 6 13 14
Sanitary sectidns 2 4 4 5
Medical depots 1 1 1 1
Mobile laboratories 1 1 1 1
Totals 12 27 33 37

Primary source: Official History of the Canadian Forces in the Great War 1914-19 : The Medical Services

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