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field ambulance

n
(Military) military a mobile medical unit that accepts casualties from forward units, treating the lightly wounded and stabilizing the condition of the seriously wounded before evacuating them to a hospital
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Forming them into companies of about 30 strong with only one machine-gun and having no mortars, sappers, field ambulance or mine detectors, he decided to advance at once.
As a member of 224 Parachute Army Field Ambulance, attached to 6 Airborne Division, Dag was dropped behind enemy lines in the early hours of the morning.
He was taken to No, 27 Field Ambulance and then to No, 4 Stationery Hospital, Arques, St.
Having emigrated to Melbourne in 1913 to find work following the outbreak of the war, he returned to Europe as a soldier with the 2nd Field Ambulance, Australian Imperial Force.
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 was subsequently attached to the 8th Field Ambulance and injured his foot in January, 1917, before returning to his unit in the February.
After building the bridge, the next challenge for Simons and his team involved placing, stabilizing and testing the structure with a fully loaded field ambulance.
They will also showcase a field operating theatre, which include a field gun run, field catering demonstrations, battle field ambulance, marching military bands, street theatre and family zones.
He was injured on July 1, 1916 - his 36th birthday - when he was taken to a field ambulance with hand, thigh and leg injuries.
Newman deployed with the 1st Canadian Field Ambulance Unit during the Taliban resurgence.
PRIVATE David Thomas RAMC, 129 Field Ambulance Brigade, was born in Parrog on the Pembrokeshire coast in West Wales, but along with his parents later moved to Llanmaes, a hamlet in the Vale of Glamorgan.

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