6 March 2015

South Eastern Mounted Brigade Field Ambulance, RAMC

Here are some regimental numbers and corresponding joining dates for the South Eastern Mounted Brigade Field Ambulance, a Territorial Force unit of the Royal Army Medical Corps.  The unit started numbering from 1 in April 1908.

67 joined 24th October 1908
108 joined on 24th February 1909
137 joined on 23rd March 1910
161 joined on 30th January 1911
177 joined on 30th March 1912
207 joined on 11th August 1913
245 joined on 5th February 1914
364 joined on 8th September 1914
408 joined on 16th November 1914
417 joined on 8th January 1915
420 joined on 1st March 1915
443 joined on 27th April 1915
470 joined on 5th July 1915

When the Territorial Force re-numbered in 1917, the number block 433001 to 434000 was issued to this RAMC Field Ambulance.

The oil on canvas painting depicted on this post is by Gilbert Rogers and shows the Royal Army Medical Corps at Messines during the 1917 offensive. Copyright is held by The Imperial War Museum which holds the original.

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