The photographs, which are displayed in no particular order chronologically, are intend to provide insight on the day-to-day lives and the contribution made by members of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps and other allied medical services during World War Two.
Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps (RCAMC) medic treating injured child
Casualties being transported by jeep ambulance in Italy
Patient being loaded in to ambulance in Italy
Soldier being treated for a facial wound
Patient being load in to jeep ambulance in Italy
RCAMC medics provide casualty care
Patient receiving transfusion in an Advance Dressing Station (ADS) in Italy
Stretcher bearers recovery casualty from rubble in Ortona during Italian campaign
Comrades contemplate next steps in treating wounded soldier
Medic checks dressing on injured soldier
Patient being helped from a jeep ambulance in Italy
Casualties being evacuated bu jeep ambulance
Casualty receiving care for multiple wounds
Medics load patient on jeep ambulance in Italy
Source: Library and Archives Canada / PA-113872
18th Field Ambulance medical assistant offers a drink to patient Bourgtheroulde, France, 26 August 1944.
RCAMC nursing sisters examining the wreckage of a German tank
Personnel of No.5 Field Dressing Station and Surgical Unit (R.C.A.M.C.) performing an aspiration to draw blood out of the cavity surrounding the lungs of a patient with a chest and abdomen injury. Unit was located on the road between Cleve and Udem, Germany, 2 March 1945
Source: Canadian Army Image Gallery
No 6 Casualty Clearing Station, a basic hospital for surgery and short-term convalescence in support of the First Canadian Army, then stationed in England.
Nursing Sister reading patient’s chart during rounds of a ward at No.15 Canadian General Hospital, R.C.A.M.C. August 1943, El Arouch, Algeria.
RCAMC personnel treating casualties during rehearsal in England for raid on Dieppe.
Source: Global News
Canadian wounded disembarking on return from Normandy