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Timeline of Events for Base Hospital #28


1917

April 1, Planning for a military hospital
April 6, U.S. Congress declares war on Germany

1918

January 21, Mobilization of Base Hospital #28
February 22, Fort McPherson, Georgia
June 2, Begin journey, Georgia to France
June 12, Embarks on USS Megantic
July 2, Arrive at Limoges, France
October 30, Hospital census is 2,343
November 11, ARMISTICE!
November 12, Hospital Census is 2,906
November 30, Hospital Census is 2,435
December 8, Hospital Census is 1,225
December 31, Hospital Census is 280

1919

January 31 Hospital ceases clinical operations
April 19, Leave St. Nazaire, France, for America, on USS Mercury
April 30, Arrive in America
May 2, Demobilization at Fort Dix, New Jersey

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Images and statistics in the section are from the National World War I Museum, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.

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