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Secret Tunnel CMH Aldershot Undertakers
We are often asked about the secret tunnel at the Cambridge Military Hospital that was said to run direct to the Aldershot Undertakers and was first used during World War One to take the bodies of the soldiers direct to their mortuary.
Having worked at CMH Aldershot for several years and stagging on as the Night Orderly Sergeant allowed me to know the building inside out. I had a good root around the departments, wards and buildings during night-time security checks as the NOS and can only conclude that the secret tunnels are an urban myth - much like the Grey Lady? They don't appear on the Aldershot Military Hospital Original Plans nor the 1932 Plans of the Cambridge and Louise Margaret Hospitals in Stanhope Lines, Aldershot Garrison. Although! There are some interesting first-hand accounts of soldiers who have been in the secret tunnel and know its whereabouts further below this page.
I have published a novel which tells the story of The Grey Lady Ghost of the Cambridge Military Hospital. It reveals her origins in the QAIMNS and where she meets a QA veteran of Afghanistan. She still walks her wards and tells her story by taking Scott Grey, a QARANC nurse, to the battlefields of World War One and beyond.
This is the first in the series of Grey and Scarlet Novels which will feature a well-known military ghost. Read the first chapter for free at my author website www.cgbuswell.com
Read about the history of the Cambridge Military Hospital.
Inspectors Report 1902 by Surgeon-General Keogh and Mr Fripp Cambridge Military Hospital
Miss Sidney Browne Matron-in-Chief Hospital Inspection 1903.
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My PTSD assistance dog, Lynne, and I have written a book about how she helps me with my military Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, anxiety, and depression. I talk about my time in the QAs and the coping strategies I now use to be in my best health.
Along the way, I have had help from various military charities, such as Help for Heroes and The Not Forgotten Association and royalties from this book will go to them and other charities like Bravehound, who paired me with my four-legged best friend.
I talk openly about the death of my son by suicide and the help I got from psychotherapy and counselling and grief charities like The Compassionate Friends.
The author, Damien Lewis, said of Lynne:
"A powerful account of what one dog means to one man on his road to recovery. Both heart-warming and life-affirming. Bravo Chris and Lynne. Bravo Bravehound."
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Browning Barracks Aldershot
I was in the tunnel under the military hospital to deliver army codes for the Parachute regiment from Browning Barracks and I entered through a secret door in the statue between two cannons and exited via the hospital. Yes, it is real, and the secret doorway is hidden on google maps.
Sent from a soldier who wishes to remain anonymous.
Former Royal Air Force Regiment Gunner Jason Harper witnesses a foreign jet fly over his Aberdeenshire home. It is spilling a strange yellow smoke. Minutes later, his wife, Pippa, telephones him, shouting that she needs him. They then get cut off. He sets straight out, unprepared for the nightmare that unfolds during his journey. Everyone seems to want to kill him.
Along the way, he pairs up with fellow survivor Imogen. But she enjoys killing the living dead far too much. Will she kill Jason in her blood thirst? Or will she hinder his journey through this zombie filled dystopian landscape to find his pregnant wife?
The Fence is the first in this series of post-apocalyptic military survival thrillers from the torturous mind of former British army nurse, now horror and science fiction novel writer, C.G. Buswell.
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The death of the Brotherhood will be avenged.
RAF gunner Jason Harper and a team of Special Air Service operators are enraged after the death of their brothers by a terrorist drone strike. They fly into south-eastern Yemen on a Black-op mission to gather intelligence and avenge the death of their comrades.
Can they infiltrate the Al-Queda insurgents' camp, stay undetected, and call down their own drone missile strike and get home safely?
Will they all survive to fight another day?
Operation Wrath is a free, fast-paced adventure prequel to the non-stop action The Fence series by military veteran author C.G. Buswell.
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