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The Reconnaissance and Siting of Field Hospitals
  1. Maj A Boreham, Second-in-Command1 and
  2. Lt Col MCM Bricknell, DM MMedSci MRCGP MFOM MFPHM DMCC DRCOG RAMC, Commanding Officer1
  1. 122 Field Hospital, Thornhill Barracks, Gallwey Road, Aldershot, Hants, GU11 2DF. 22fdhosp.101logbde{at}


This paper describes the reconnaissance function for the siting of deployable field hospitals. It reports two levels of reconnaissance, theatre/operational and tactical. The paper describes the factors to be considered when conducting the reconnaissance and the format of the reconnaissance report.

  • hospital
  • design
  • military

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