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Exterior view of Camp Bastion Hospital, Camp Bastion, 2008

Digital photograph by Sergeant Ian Houlding, Helmand Province, Afghanistan (2011-2014), 2008.

Camp Bastion Hospital was first established as a tented Tier 1 structure in April 2006 by 22 Squadron of 22 Field Hospital. By HERRICK 7 (October 2007-April 2008) it had been converted into a Tier 2 semi-permanent structure by 170 (Infrastructure Support) Engineer Group. It became the best trauma hospital in the world and was the busiest hospital in Afghanistan.

Digital photograph from a collection of 349 digital images taken by Sgt Ian Houlding, 2008. From a collection compiled by Sergeant Rupert Frere, Royal Logistic Corps.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2016-04-44-291


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National Army Museum, Study collection

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