About September 1917 the army commandeered the luxurious Imperial Hydro Hotel at
St Annes to house convalescing officers.
Imperial Hydro - dining room.
R.A.M.C. menu for Xmas 1917 celebrations at the Imperial Hydro
Imperial Hydro - the
military initially intended to vacate the hotel February 1919 but didn't leave until July or
The Imperial Hydro at
nearby Blackpool (no connection with this hotel in St Annes-on-Sea) was also
commandeered by the military and renamed the Atlantic Hospital.