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'The Royal Army Medical Corps in the First World War' with Niall Cherry


Niall Cherry will give a presentation on the RAMC in the Great War.  IMAGES: Courtesy of Picture Post Cards of the First World War, the Royal Army Medical Corps.  

064: April 2002


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Sanitation, Sand & Shells with Dr Claire Hubbard-Hall


Sanitation, Sand & Shells: The war diary of Corporal Alfred Cockburn (2nd London Sanitary Company, RAMC) This talk will explore the important role of military hygiene and sanitation within the Royal Army Medical Corps during the First World War, through the unpublished war diary of Alfred Cockburn. Alfred Cockburn served with the 2nd London S…

Doctors in the Great War


Ian R WhiteheadPen & Sword 2013, Pen & Sword Ltd, Barnsley South Yorkshire (Previously 1999) £14.99, 309 pp, ill, sources, bibliog, index ISBN Number 978 1 78346 174 5 his work by historian Ian R Whitehead highlights an area of the Great War that has been obvious to any student of the war, but not analysed and explored in detail until no…

British Medical Casualties on the Western Front in the Great War Part 1: Dealing with Wound Related Trauma


British Medical Casualties on the Western Front in the Great War Part 1: Dealing with Wound Related Trauma by Dr David Payne (This article first appeared in Stand To! 83 August / September 2008 pp. 27 - 32)   Introduction When confronted with the onset of the Great War in August 1914, the professional British Regular soldier, and his colleagues…

'The RAMC - an outline' wiht Niall Cherry


The RAMC - an outline with Niall Cherry.    IMAGE: Photograph collection of Lieutenant Colonel G.J.S. Archer, RAMC. 7-8, two albums of photographs of No. 5 Stationary Hospital at Rouen and No. 40 Field Ambulance, during the First World War, 1914. No. 5 Stationary Hospital at Rouen, general view of the camp. 

A White Smoke Rising - Gas Warfare and the RAMC's Response - by Pete Starling


Although the 1907 Hague Convention outlawed the use of gas projectiles in warfare, the German chemist Fritz Haber began developing the use of chlorine as a weapon intending to circumvent the rules of war by releasing the gas from cylinders. The Germans first used gas against the Russian army as the Tsar’s government had not signed up to the Hague p…