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RAF West Kirby Hospital
The West Kirby hospital used by the RAF was the old Leas School building on Meols drive demolished to make way for the new posh houses. An article in the Liverpool Daily Post dated 1944 stated that the Leas RAF Hospital treated almost 3000 airmen with 82% being returned to duty. The hospital was listed due to War Time restrictions as No2 Airmenís Convalescent Depot. Public Records Office files show that the Leas became an RAF hospital on May 29th 1940. The senior medical officer was Squadron Leader ( acting Wing Commander ) HCS Pimblett, the acting Matron was Miss O Adamson. When the Leas was listed as The Leas School it is reported that during WWII the pupils at The Leas were relocated to the Lake District and the building was then occupied by the RAF.
I am told that Nicholas Monsarrat was a teacher at the Leas School, he of course wrote the book Ď The Cruel Sea Ď I am also told , sadly he did not enjoy his time at the school, but cannot confirm the statement.
The West Kirby Hospital or No2 Airmenís Convalescent Depot served RAF West Kirby Base also known as No 5 Recruits Centre, the station was at Saughall Massie on the so called back road to West Kirby. There was a bus stop outside the base and the nearest railway station was Meols. The base opened in 1940 and closed in 1957, a commemorative propeller now marks the site of the main entrance, beyond which stood the Gloster Meteor aircraft. Not heard of Rock Ferry Hospital but will keep looking , hope this helps, Best Wishes