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Le texte français suit A Royal Canadian Medical Service Association Coin was presented to MCpl N. Goota, 1 Field Ambulance, on behalf of the Association President, Board and membership, in recognition of his artistic skills, dedication, and efforts to foster the history and pride of the Medical Branch. The miniture diorama created by MCpl Goota depicts a WWII field medical station. Début du texte français Une pièce de monnaie de...

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Le texte français suit Sharing Canada’s Military Medical Heritage The Canadian Military Medical Services Virtual Museum is eager to provide greater exposure for Canadian military medical artifacts which unfortunately are not centralized in a single physical museum. To make this happen we ask individuals and units to share photos and descriptions of items they may have on display or tucked away in a storage area. We encourage maximum...

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RCMS Trivia / Trivia du SSRC

RCMS Trivia / Trivia du SSRC

  The first CFHSTC Honorary Colonel was a member of the British Trans Arctic Expedition in 1968-69   Click here  to learn more   Le premier colonel honoraire du CTSHFC a été membre de l’expédition transarctique britannique en 1968-1969.   Cliquez ici pour en savoir plus       The origin of the motto of the Royal Canadian Medical Services / L’origine de la devise du Service de santé ...

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WWII Insight

WWII Insight

My Family in WWII – Montreal, England, Italy. by Lois Harrdy (with Don MacDougall). This very interesting and historical article on No. 14 General Hospital RCAMC during WWII was published in the “Connections Journal of the Quebec Family History Society, Volume. 43 No 1, Page 3, Nov 2020 The 75th Anniversary of the End of WWll. Click here to read the article.

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Ida Crocker Tribute

Ida Crocker Tribute

In commemorating and assisting Nursing Sister Ida Crocker in celebrating her milestone 100th Birthday the Royal Canadian Medical Service presented Ida (via Canada Post during these Covid-19 times), a letter of Congratulations and Birthday Wishes, a certificate of a Life Time Honorary Membership to the RCMSA, a RCMSA Commemorative Coin  and brochures on the Association and the Commemorative Coin. Click here to learn more about this...

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A Soldier’s Diary

A Soldier’s Diary

16 July 2020 – Today we were witness to a historic moment for 2 Fd Amb, the Petawawa Garrison, and the Canadian Armed Forces. Units, formations and museums across the CAF are home to numerous historical documents from the First World War, but unique among them is The Raine Diary. William Raine enlisted in No 2 Canadian Field Ambulance in Toronto on December 1st, 1915, and served in England, France and Belgium, and was medically...

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