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© IWM (D 2067) THE WORK OF THE AMERICAN HOSPITAL IN BRITAIN, PARK PREWETT HOSPITAL, BASINGSTOKE, HAMPSHIRE, FEBRUARY 1941,Dr Wallace H. Cole (on the left) and Dr Norman Egel (on the right) read a copy of the Daily Express newspaper outside the American Hospital in Britain on Tuesday 4 February 1941.
Notice the shoulder badge....
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Voltigeur and Postwarden thanks for showing the picture and patch. As a collector of US WWII patches , this is the first time I have seen or heard of this hospital and patch.
Was the patch issued and worn by British personnel only?

Have searched on the internet and have seen several US personnel wearing the official Army Service Force patch at the hospital.

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Voltigeur and Postwarden thanks for showing the picture and patch. As a collector of US WWII patches , this is the first time I have seen or heard of this hospital and patch.
Was the patch issued and worn by British personnel only?

Have searched on the internet and have seen several US personnel wearing the official Army Service Force patch at the hospital.

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More 1940 info on this.
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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/art...179563/?page=1

http://www.britishpathe.com/video/am...tal-in-britain
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