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.
Sadly, for the Third Battalion, Royal 22nd Regiment, and 25 Field Dressing Station, it was marred.
On meeting up with others, they decided that the best course of action was to set up an advanced dressing station in a cottage and one man was dispatched to collect a hand cart to transport any wounded who could not walk.
On meeting up with others, they decided the best course of action was to set up an Advanced Dressing Station in a cottage and one man was dispatched to collect a hand cart to transport any wounded who could not walk.
Bu farw yn fuan ar ol cyrraedd y 'dressing station'.
McCrae enlisted within a month of the outbreak of the First World War and by the spring of 1915 was serving in the Canadian Army Medical Corps at a field dressing station near a position British soldiers had named Essex Farm, close to Ypres.
During the exercise, the King witnessed the evacuation of the newly arrived injuries at a 26-bed surgical dressing station, which was introduced into service recently and includes admission and classification rooms, two operating theaters, an intensive care unit, intensive admission and evacuation sections.
We also visited Messines Church, the crypt was the only part of the church that survived the fighting and was used as an advanced dressing station. We then went to Hooge Crater museum and the Blackwatch Monument on the Menin Road near Ypres.
Another by Stanley Spencer, called 'Travoys with wounded at a dressing station at Smol Macedonaia' is based on his experiences with a field ambulance unit.
He took refuge in a shell hole for 12 hours before crawling three miles back to a dressing station when night fell.
He was taken first to the field dressing station then on to a casualty clearing station.