Arnothill Auxiliary Hospital

  George Baird

  Joseph Barr

  James Bennie

  Callander Auxiliary Hospital

  George Cockburn

  James Gunn

  James Kenney

  Alexander Stirling Learmonth

  William McNaughton

  Alexander Malcolm McNeill

  Alexander Barclay Moyes

  Sharpe Brothers

  David Stevens Turnbull

  William Waddell

 Stirlingshire’s War

Convalescent soldiers were a familiar sight in Stirlingshire. They wore bright blue blue single-breasted jacket with a white lining - worn open at the neck, blue trousers, a white shirt and a red tie. To complete the outfit they continued to wear thier own service headgear with its regimental badge. The suit was known as the 'blue invalid uniform', 'hospital suit', 'convalescent blues' or 'hospital blues'. Curiously - it usually had no pockets!

The Blues served an important propagandistic function during the war, helping to put the wounded on public display and to facilitate public appreciation of their service to King and Country.

In Stirlingshire, a number of large houses were converted into hospitals during the war.

Appeals were launched for furniture and fittings.

These were some of the main hospital in Stirlingshire:

    Arnothill Auxiliary Hospital, Falkirk

    Denny Auxiliary Hospital

    Falkirk Infirmary Auxiliary Hospital

    Hyndwood Auxiliary Hospital, Bridge-of-Allan

    Royal Infirmary Auxiliary Hospital, Stirling

    Southwood Auxiliary Hospital, Stirling (Officers)

    Stirling Military Hospital (Argyll's Lodging)

    Stirling Royal Infirmary Auxiliary Hospital

    Wallside Auxiliary Hospital, Falkirk


Argyll's Lodging at Stirling Castle.

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