Old Ledbury - World War One in Ledbury - Upper Hall Military Hospital

World War One in Ledbury - Upper Hall Military Hospital

World War One Upper Hall Military Hospital

Upper Hall prior to 1914

Ledbury Guardian Newspaper 15 08 1914

A movement was initiated last ( Thursday ) evening for supplying necessary clothing, first for the sick and wounded soldiers, and later on for the families of those who have gone to the war, if distress arises.
Mrs W H MARTIN presided over a large attendance, and it was decide to make the necessary garments and send them to the Red Cross Society. It was resolved also to help Miss HOLLANDS's hospital, at Colwall, if necessary, and send garments to the Upper Hall, which Mr MARTIN had placed at the disposal of the Government for Red Cross purposes.

12th February 1915 - First arrival of Wounded Soldiers at the Upper Hall Military Hospital
Mr and Mrs W A H MARTIN were in charge - This hospital is in the Western command, and has accommodation for 12 beds, Sick and Wounded coming from the 3rd Western General Hospital, Cardiff.

[Wounded Soldiers Upper Hall 1915]

March 1915 - A group of wounded soldiers convalescing at Upper Hall

Upper Hall was offered for sale by auction

[Upper Hall Auction 1919]

17th June 1919 Auction details

Upper Hall was sold to Herefordshire County Council who converted it into Ledbury Grammar School

[1920 Ledbury Grammar School] [Ledbury Grammar School]

School Buildings - Upper Hall

Ledbury Grammar School

1914 - 1919 Ledbury Guardian Newspaper - Herefordshire History
1916 Tilley's Almanack
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Cuttings from Ledbury Reporter newspapers