Tidworth Military Hospital was built in 1907. It had between 200 to 300 beds. Tidworth Military Hospital was conveniently located by the army training grounds of Salisbury Plains in South East Wiltshire.
Famous people born in the maternity wing of Tidworth Military Hospital include the former Life Guards Captain and now singer James Blunt. His father, Colonel Charles Blount, was an officer in the Army Air Corps. James Blunt’s birth name was James Hillier Blount.
Tidworth Military Hospital closed on the 31 March 1977 even though the Maternity Unit had recently been refurbished