stretcher party


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Noun1.stretcher party - a party of people with stretchers to carry an injured person
party, company - a band of people associated temporarily in some activity; "they organized a party to search for food"; "the company of cooks walked into the kitchen"
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Happily, the party ran into a Red Cross orderly who improvised a makeshift stretcher from branches and groundsheet and, with a comrade, made up a stretcher party. "We finally reached the ADS, located in an old dugout; I'd had a good dose of my flask by this time and gave the bearers a drink."
A Brecon Mountain Rescue Team spokesman said: "Sue and Kim welcomed a very muddy stretcher party to disturb their Christmas tree decorating.
They were called out to form a stretcher party when a man out walking around the reservoir collapsed.
When he realised the stretcher party was pinned down, the helicopter pilot flew through the gunfire to land near the soldiers.
Spokesman Chris Lloyd said the rescuers formed a stretcher party and carried the casualty to a waiting Land Rover.
During this period some remnants of the patrols that had gone forward started to make their way back while, at the same time, A Company sent out a small stretcher party to evacuate the wounded.