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A monument commemorates the caring and dedicated service provided by Red Cross members to the 115 Heidelberg Military Hospital and the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital.
|Address:||300 Waterdale Road, Repatriation Hospital, Remembrance Garden, Heidelberg, 3081|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.755725|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 18th May, 2001|
Australian Red Cross
Memories and thoughts of the caring and dedicated service provided by numerous Red Cross members to the patients of 115 Heidelberg Military Hospital which was later to become known as Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital.
Construction of the Red Cross Centre provided a focal point for rest in a relaxed atmosphere and a focal point for the provision of services. Services provided over the years included : Hospital visiitng, shopping, letter writing, provision of toilet gear, cosmetic care, ward supplies, diversional therapy, music therapy, picture library, reading and magazine library, functions, social workers, blood transfusion service, transport, next-of-kin accomodation, reception of returning prisoners of war and reception of Vietnam veteran patients.
Above all - Time to listen
Presented to Austin & Repatriation Medical Centre on 18 May 2001
Annie (Queenie) Cox A devoted Red Cross worker in Library Services for over 40 years at the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, having commenced in the 1940s when it was the 115th Heidelberg Military Hospital. 10th November, 2000