Excerpt From The Scottish Medical Surgical Journal, Vol 8ON The Voyage Out The Members Of The Staff Of This Hospital Often Speculated On Their Possible Destination They Did Not Imagine For A Moment That They Would Be Kept At The Base, Although This Was Sent Out As A Base Hospital, And Opinion Generally Ran In The Direction Of Assuming That We Should Be Located Somewhere In The Orange Free State A Reference To The Map Led Us To Select Kroonstad, And It Was Therefore Especi Ally Interesting To Us That We Should Be Met On Our Landing At Cape Town, On May I 3th, By A Telegram Announcing The Entry Into That Town By Lord Roberts On The Previous Day We Reached Our Berth At The South Arm On The 14th, And On The Following Day Received Our Marching Orders Myself, Most Of The Doctors, The Whole Of The Nurses, And Six Of The Student Orderlies Being Sent On By Rail From Cape Town To Bloemfontein, While The Commanding Officer Col H Cayley, One Doctor, The Rest Of The Staff And The Whole Of The Equipment Were To Go Round To Port Elizabeth By The Steamer Which Brought Us From Southampton, And From Thence Travel By Train The Destination Of The Hospital Was Kroonstad I Was Able Before Leaving Cape Town To Take A Ying Visit To Wynberg And To Inspect The Hospitals There, And Was Fortunate Enough To Fall In With Prof Chiene, From Whom I Experienced Much Kind Ness, And Who Was Able To Give Me Useful Information And Advice.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
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