Club History

The Dobson War Relief Hospital opened in 1914 with 50 beds.  By December in the same year the beds were FULLY occupied.

The Hospital was AFFILIATED  to the Royal Herbert Hospital in Shooters Hill.

It closed in May 1919.


This building is recorded as having been used as an auxiliary military hospital during WW1.  No further details have (as yet) come to light.

If you have any information regarding the history of the Dobson War Relief Hospital, Please email me on the club website


The Dobson War Relief Hospital.
(Photograph courtesy of Steve Ayres, Canberra, Australia)