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175 Left and above: Medical and nursing staff of the temporary hospital in the Jesuit The hospital personnel who were on the west bank of the cloister Maastricht. | RHCL Meuse gathered in the Red Cross building in the Markt, where at 6.30 a.m. the first wounded Dutch soldier, lieutenant Van der Harst, was brought in. The transport column of the Red Cross was kept busy all day collecting the wounded on the Belgian border and taking them to the Calvariënberg Hospital. In the night of 10 on 11 May, around four hundred wounded were reported to have arrived there. Because of the large numbers of wounded soldiers, the next day a military hospital was put into use for those who had sustained light injuries in the school of music in the Lenculenstraat. The hospital in the Wittevrouwenveld remained in use and on 11 and 12 May received 29 and 68 patients, respectively, including a considerable number of Belgian soldiers. However, on 13 May,


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