Item 02: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January 1915-31 December 1915 - Page 138
Apr. 30 Fri.
Patients com Wounded commenced to arrive at 9.30 a.m. & kept coming in all day by motor ambulances until 5 p.m. when 250 had been admitted – nearly all minor wounds. Everone excited – wounded have plenty to say about the engagement on the previous Sunday – Large numbers of extra beds are ready – We are also to mann a hospital at Ghezireh Palace Hotel which is to be converted into a Hospital. We are to have 300 beds in it by Sunday ready for more wounded.
Number of sick patients admitted since No. 2 G.H. took over Hospital is 3,750.