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By Eran Dolev, Louis Lillywhite
This e-book analyzes the clinical companies of the Egyptian Expeditionary strength less than the command of normal Allenby throughout the Palestine Campaigns of 1917-18. It describes the struggle opposed to epidemic disorder encouraged via basic Allenby's exact perspective in the direction of the well-being of the troops and to army drugs and the advancements in military-medical association and surgical procedure at the battlefield in the course of those campaigns.
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36 While the troops were entrenched around Gaza, an epidemic of desert sores in their ranks was accompanied by an outbreak of a mild form of diphtheria. M. Craig of No. 2 Military Laboratory, stationed at Deir el Belah, who tried to study the nature of the bacteriological origin of the sores, found that many of them gave a positive culture of diphtheroids. This observation was later confirmed by other laboratory methods. indd 33 1/24/2007 12:55:51 34 Allenby’s Military Medicine first being to advance into Palestine along the coastline.
The mobile sections of the field ambulances of the Light Horse Brigades followed their units, each augmented by eight sand carts carried by mules for evacuation of battle casualties. The mobile sections formed ADSs for their brigades close to the firing line. Casualties were evacuated from these ADSs to the tent sub-division of the field ambulances which stayed behind to form MDSs. 3 Field Ambulance of the 42nd (Lowland) Division, which was also in the area, formed a CCS at the railhead at Romani, to where all casualties were eventually evacuated.
It took command of all British units east of the Suez Canal, with HQ at Ismailia. As a result, the DMS and his HQ moved from Ismailia back to Cairo, where the GHQ of the EEF was located. J. Sexton was assigned as DDMS Eastern Force and moved to Ismailia. H. Wood. J. General Sir Philip Chetwode. His ADMS for sanitation was Major Percy S. ’22 All this changed in December 1916 when David Lloyd George, who since 7 July 1916 had been the Secretary of State for War, succeeded Mr Asquith as Britain’s Prime Minister.