The Indian (3000) and New Zealand (21,000) soldiers came directly from the battlefields, crossing the Channel to Southampton in hospital ships and were transferred 12 miles across the New Forest in ambulance trains to Brockenhurst Station; specially adapted vehicles then took the injured the short distance to the hospital. At Reception every effort was made to put a patient in a ward with others from the same town or village.
Brockenhurst Railway Station
Brockenhurst Railway Station - 1914 Train arrival
Brockenhurst Railway Station - 1919 Train departing
Brockenhurst Railway Station - NZ Station leaving
Brockenhurst Railway Station - Indian Stretcher
V.A.D. Deborah with a group of New Zealand soldiers standing on the up platform at Brockenhurst Railway Station.
Possibly another picture of Deborah (centre image to left of lamp post) with a large group of departing New Zealand Soldiers gathered by the old footbridge, up platform, Brockenhurst station