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Codford Hospital, England (1st of 2)

Codford Hospital, England

During the First World War, some New Zealand soldiers with venereal disease were sent to Codford Hospital in Wiltshire, England, for treatment. The hospital, which was opposite Codford Camp (where 2,400 New Zealanders were stationed) and close to the New Zealand Training Depot at Sling on Salisbury Plain, became part of the New Zealand base.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAAC 898 11 NCWA 510
Watercolour by Frederick Herbert Cumberworth

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How to cite this page:

Jane Tolerton, 'Sexual health - Sexual health, 1914–1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/27202/codford-hospital-england (accessed 16 December 2019)

Story by Jane Tolerton, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 7 Dec 2018