VAD Hospitals in Essex during the Great War

At the start of World War One VAD Hospitals sprung up throughout Essex to provide support for the Territorial Army training and for injuries to troops following fighting in Belgium and France.

Sadly much of the documentation has been destroyed but some details are still available.

Click on the any of the links below for more information about these hospitals. Information is not yet available about hospitals without links.

Ardleigh Hospital - Red Cross Hospital

Braintree Hospital - Braintree VAD

Braintree Hospital - Weathersfield House

Buckhurst Hill Hospital - Ormonde House

Burnham on Crouch -  Auxiliary Hospital

Chelmsford Hospital -  Hylands House

Chelmsford Hospital - Red Cross London Road

Chigwell Hospital - Oakwood VAD

Earls Colne Hospital - The Auxiliary Hospital

Epping Hospital - Ivylands

Great Chesterford - Ickleton Grange

Great Horkesley Hospital - Woodhouse

Great Warley Hospital - Coombe Lodge

Halstead Hospital - Greenstead Hall

Halstead Hospital - Stanstead Hall

Harlow Hospital - Down Hall

Harlow Hospital - Hillsborough

Harwich Hospital - Great Eastern Hotel

Ilford Hospital - Newbury Park

Ilford Hospital - Valentine Mansions

Ingatestone Hospital - Huskards

Ingatestone Hospital - Ingatestone Court

Loughton Hospital - Braeside

Maldon Red Cross Hospital-Rivercourt

Margaretting - Coptfold Hall

Ongar Hospital - Blake Hall Hospital for Officers

Ongar Hospital - Budworth Hall

Orsett - Orsett Infirmary Auxilliary

Romford Hospitals - Bishops Hall

Romford Hospital - Marshalls Park

Saffron Waldon Hospital - Walden Place

Southend on Sea Hospital - Hamilton House

Southend on Sea Hospital - The Glen

South Woodford Hospital - Woodford Memorial Hall

Stanway Hospital - Stanway Rectory

Theydon Bois Hospital - Theydon & Gray's Retreat

Theydon Bois Hospital - Theydon Towers

Thorpe Le Soken Hospital - The Auxiliary Hospital

Tolleshunt D'Arcy Hospital - Guisnes Court

Upminster Hospital - St Lawrence Hall

Waltham Abbey Hospital - Town Hall

Walton on the Naze - Singholme

Westcliff on Sea Hospital - Overcliff

Witham - Bridge School  Auxiliary Hospital

Woodford Green Hospital - Brookfield (Hale End)

Woodford Green Hospital- Hanover House