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Description found in Archives

Canadian Army Medical Corps historical records [textual record]. 

Series consists of

Date(s)

1914-1919

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

7.8 m of textual records

Scope and content

Series consists of the historical records of Canadian Army Medical Corps units and formations, which were sent periodically to the Canadian Record Office and the Canadian War Records Office for safekeeping. The records are arranged by subject within each unit.

Textual records
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown.

Biography / Administrative history

The Canadian Army Medical Corps included field ambulance units, casually clearing stations, general hospitals, stationery hospitals, special hospitals, convalescent hospitals, sanitary sections, mobile laboratories and hospital ships. Field ambulance units removed casualties from dressing stations and regimental aid posts to casualty clearing stations where urgent surgery was performed. Patients then proceeded to general or stationery hospitals and thence to a special hospital or a convalescent hospital. Sanitary sections supervised the sanitation of camps, billets, etc. and inspected the water supplies in their allotted areas.

Additional information

Source of title
Title is based on the contents of the series.

Accruals
No further accruals are expected.

Subject heading

1. Hospital care.
2. Hospital patients.
3. Military bases Canada.
4. Canada Armed Forces Facilities.
5. Bases militaires Canada.

Government