Evacuation chain

This case shows some of the main medical functions in a complicated chain that processed the casualty from the front line to a hospital at home, (Catalogue ref: MH 106/2126)


Medical Case Sheet                                                            Army Form I. 1237
No in Admission and Discharge Book Regimental No. Rank. Surname. Christian Name.
11956. Lance corporal. Allen Harry
Year Unit Age Service
6th Leicesters 41 21 yrs.
Station and Date Disease Gun Shot Wound Left Knee
Wounded in Left Knee by Shrapnel at Groudis Cort at 2-30 pm on 26/9/16. First aid in line, walked to Battalion Field Station about ¼ mile behind the line, wound dressed there about ½ hour and went by motor to 65th Field Dressing Station, dressed, inoculated, there about 4 ½ hours and sent by ambulance train to Rouen, dressed on train and arrived at Number 3 Stationary Hospital Rouen for operations, wound dressed there about, 3 days and sent by ambulance train to [le] Havre not dressed on train and put on Boat same evening remained on boat 2½ days and arrived Southampton 3am 3/10/16 dressed on boat, and sent to Taplow Station by ambulance train not dressed on train, arrived Taplow Station 3-30 arrived Taplow Hospital 5-30
Family History Mother + Father dead, natural causes

Sisters Two

Brothers None

Personnel Illnesses of Childhood Enteric Fever in South Africa

Glands taken out of through in India, Rheumatism

Venereal History No. Married 1904

Mayfield Terrace, Mayfield Grove, Meadows Nottingham

Present Condition Small superficial wound over left knee. Open clear and granulating – no bone or nerve involvement
Oct 21.10 Wound healed


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