65th General Hospital
During World War II, the 65th General Hospital, a reserve unit of Duke University, Durham, North Caroline USA, was located here on the grounds of Redgrave Park.
Of Nissen Hut construction, supplemented by ward tents, the hospital had 1456 beds and served from February  1944 to August 20th 1945 as the major hospital centre for the surrounding U.S. 8th Air Force. In addition, after D Day, June 6th 1944, it treated thousands of wounded soldiers moved here from the war on the continent.
(transcript of the memorial on site)
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Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
Staff Sergeant James O Auman served as a gunner with the 466th Bomb Group. He was wounded on his 21st mission on 9 August 1944. He was flying with Crew #421 - Eugene Godbout Crew as a replacement gunner that day instead of with his regular crew (Crew ...
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