Bierut - current location of No3 New Zealand Hospital

Discussion in 'New Zealand' started by Desertman, Mar 19, 2019.

  1. Desertman

    Desertman Junior Member

    Hello all - long time no post

    Just a long shot, but was wondering if anyone out there knows of the current location - if still existing - of No3 NZ hospital that was used during WW2 for injured soldiers.
    My father was there for 2 weeks in 1943 - I am thinking of visiting Beirut end of year and would like to trace his 'footsteps' as it were.
    He was also responsible for the salvaging of the Dutch vessel 'Saroena' in 1943 which was hit by the infamous U81 (responsible for firing on the Ark Royal a year or so earlier)
    The Beirut File 1943
    Many thanks
     
  2. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    not sure this helps

    3 NZ General Hospital at Beirut. (New Zealand Army Official (M. D. Elias))

    World War II Official album. 1669-2114 - NZResearch.org.nz

    https://nzresearch.org.nz/records/22330182?search%5Bi%5D%5Bsubject...R...

    Photographs of New Zealand military personnel serving in the Middle East and ... the NZ GeneralHospital at Beirut in Syria housed in former French barracks (p ...


    J.B. McKinney. Medical Units of 2 NZEF in Middle East and Italy. 1952. Chapters 9-10.


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    http://www.ourstory.info/library/4-ww2/NZmed/images/nz27.jpg
     
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2019
  3. Desertman

    Desertman Junior Member

    Thanks for your reply and information - yes I have read that article....interesting, but unfortunately does not offer me the current location, if it still exists - thanks anyway
     

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