casualty clearing station

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  • Info A casualty clearing station (CCS) is a military medical facility behind the front lines that is used to treat wounded soldiers. more...
  • Casualty clearing-stations were ordered to make ready for big numbers of wounded. Cited from Now It Can Be Told, by Philip Gibbs
  • Wounded were then sent back to the two casualty clearing stations in Jerusalem.
  • There are normally three field ambulances to each division and one casualty clearing station. Cited from On the Fringe of the Great Fight, by George G. Nasmith
  • Some will stay here all night, but the most seriously hurt are sent on to the casualty clearing station five or six miles back. Cited from On the King's Service, by Innes Logan
  • Brave men carry the boy tenderly, carefully, the three miles to the casualty clearing station. Cited from Fields of Victory, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • His record details a chequered career and a large amount of time in field hospitals and casualty clearing stations.
  • Casualty clearing stations were doing a small business; prisoners' inclosures a driving one. Cited from My Second Year of the War, by Frederick Palmer
  • As the war continued, however, nurses were assigned to casualty clearing stations.
  • I saw hundreds of these cases in the 3rd Canadian casualty clearing station on the coast, and there were thousands all along our front. Cited from Now It Can Be Told, by Philip Gibbs
  • Every wood and village, every viewpoint, we knew, and every casualty clearing station and prisoners' inclosure. Cited from My Second Year of the War, by Frederick Palmer
  • The Manunda was able to act as a casualty clearing station for injured personnel from other ships involved in the attack.
  • The front line trenches were about seven miles from our laboratory which was located in a town with three casualty clearing stations, a railroad and canal. Cited from On the Fringe of the Great Fight, by George G. Nasmith
  • He was seriously injured and died of his wounds in a casualty clearing station almost a month after the Armistice.
  • Eventually he was able to get an ambulance which carried many of them back to the Casualty Clearing Station, but this process suddenly stopped. Cited from The Seventh Manchesters, by S. J. Wilson
  • The nurses at the Casualty Clearing Station can scarcely help but understand. Cited from The Glory of the Trenches, by Coningsby Dawson
  • Now comes the night in the casualty clearing-station at Heilly. Cited from "Over There" with the Australians, by R. Hugh Knyvett
  • Casualty Clearing Station is the name used by the British Army and the armies of other Commonwealth nations.
  • His main achievement was the development of Casualty Clearing Stations into quasi hospitals carrying out major surgery.
  • Many of the casualty clearing stations are located in huts which can be torn down and moved forward and rebuilt by the engineers and construction units. Cited from On the Fringe of the Great Fight, by George G. Nasmith
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