dressing station


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dressing station

n
(Military) military a first-aid post close to a combat area
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Noun1.dressing station - (military) a station located near a combat area for giving first aid to the woundeddressing station - (military) a station located near a combat area for giving first aid to the wounded
first-aid station - a station providing emergency care or treatment before regular medical aid can be obtained
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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Captain Tushin, having given orders to his company, sent a soldier to find a dressing station or a doctor for the cadet, and sat down by a bonfire the soldiers had kindled on the road.
He managed to get back along the trench and, though nearly choked with fumes with his clothes burnt, refused to go to the dressing station.
He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for conspicuous gallantry when he left his dressing station and advanced over open country, under heavy shell fire, reaching the trenches and rendering first aid to many wounded.
The next day, Sergeant-Major Cyril Allinson saw that McCrae was sitting, behind an ambulance, near the dressing station beside the Yser Canal, just a few hundred yards north of Ypres.
I was picked up and taken to Ypres Dressing Station and my wounds dressed.
Mark Quealy, scrub nurse, discovers a historical coincidence--his grandfather worked in a WWI wound dressing station.
The symbolic centrepiece of the exhibition is Henry Lamb's Advance Dressing Station on the Struma, 1916 (1921; Fig.
The etching The Dressing Station, a companion piece to La Patrie and another work new to me, is a powerful image which calls to mind the prints of Goya and Otto Dix, albeit from a more restrained British perspective.
On November 11, 1917, near a dressing station at La Bergere, a "lunatic soldier" escaped from his escort.
The house next to my dressing station was blown up by one shell, and the barn opposite set on fire simultaneously - we had to hurry the patients out.