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 Canadian Army Medical Corps  and other allied medical services during World War One.

 

 

Map showing the key battles in France and Belgium

Map showing the key battles in France and Belgium

Map showing Balkans circa 1913 where Canadian Army Medical Corps resources were deployed

Map showing Balkans circa 1913 where Canadian Army Medical Corps resources were deployed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Officers and members No 5 Stationary Hospital (Queens) Reinforcements July 1913

Officers and members No 5 Stationary Hospital (Queens) Reinforcements July 1913

No 7 General Hospital Cairo Egypt 1916-19

No 7 General Hospital Cairo Egypt 1916-19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canadian Advanced Dressing Station in the German line, east of Arras, France, September, 1918. Source: Library and Archives Canada

Canadian Advanced Dressing Station in the German line, east of Arras, France, September, 1918.
Source: Library and Archives Canada

Wounded receiving initial care in trench prior to evacuation rearward

Wounded receiving initial care in trench prior to evacuation rearward

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Typical day at No 1 Stationary Hospital. Source: Trent University Archives

Typical day at No 1 Stationary Hospital.
Source: Trent University Archives

 

German POWs assist Canadian stretcher bearers carry casualty down difficult terrain Source:

German POWs assist Canadian stretcher bearers carry casualty down difficult terrain
Source: TBD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Queens General Hospital following bombing 1918. Source:

Queens General Hospital following bombing 1918.
Source: TBD

German prisoners of war awaiting medical care in destroyed Belgium village

German prisoners of war awaiting medical care in destroyed Belgium village

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canadian Army Medical Corps ambulance

Canadian Army Medical Corps (CAMC) ambulance

Some patients and staff at No 2 Canadian General Hospital Le Treport France

Some patients and staff at No 2 Canadian General Hospital Le Treport France

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CAMC personnel viewing the remains of a German Gotha bomber

CAMC personnel viewing the remains of a downed German Gotha bomber

CAMC Casualty Clearing Station (CCS) at St Remy Farm Ypres Belgium

CAMC Casualty Clearing Station (CCS) at St Remy Farm Ypres Belgium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wounded arrive at CAMC Casualty Clearing Station

Wounded arrive at CAMC Casualty Clearing Station

Stretcher bearers carry wounded through mud somewhere in France or Belgium

Stretcher bearers carry wounded through mud somewhere in France or Belgium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

POW being assisted by colleague and CAMC medic WW I

POW being assisted by colleague and CAMC medic WW I

Stretcher Bearers provide first aid to wounded soldier in frontlines.

Stretcher Bearers provide first aid to wounded soldier in frontlines.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stretcher bearers carry wounded from battlefield.

Stretcher bearers carry wounded from battlefield.

Wound receiving medical care in trench

Wound receiving medical care in trench

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wounded arrive at CAMC Casualty Clearing Station

Wounded arrive at CAMC Casualty Clearing Station

CAMC personnel treat wounded soldier in France

CAMC personnel treat wounded soldier in France

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stretcher Bearers carry wounded from battlefield

Stretcher Bearers carry wounded from battlefield

Front line operating room (Note: no one wearing masks)

Front line operating room (Note: no one wearing masks)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Draining infected leg wound in Canadian general hospital

Draining infected leg wound in Canadian general hospital

Stretcher Bearer assist wounded from battlefield

Stretcher Bearer assist wounded from battlefield

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

German POWs help evacuate Canadian wounded on trench railway in France

German POWs help evacuate Canadian wounded on trench railway in France

Casualties being loaded on a horse drawn ambulance

Casualties being loaded on a horse drawn ambulance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canadian Army Medical Corps ambulance

Canadian Army Medical Corps ambulance

2 Canadian Field Ambulance motor ambulance and support vehicles

2 Canadian Field Ambulance motor ambulance and support vehicles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Queens Military Hospital Shorncliffe, Kent, England, circa 1916

Queens Military Hospital Shorncliffe, Kent, England, circa 1916

Bombed ruins No 1 Canadian General Hospital Source: Library and Archives Canada

Bombed ruins No 1 Canadian General Hospital
Source: Library and Archives Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No 7 General Hospital (Dalhousie) personnel

No 7 General Hospital (Dalhousie) personnel

Interior No 7 General Hospital Étaples, France, 1917

Interior No 7 General Hospital Étaples, France, 1917

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No 1 Stationary Hospital Ward Source: Trent University Archives

No 1 Stationary Hospital Ward
Source: Trent University Archives

Typical day at No 1 Stationary Hospital. Source: Trent University Archives

Typical day at No 1 Stationary Hospital.
Source: Trent University Archives

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Queens General Hospital following bombing 1918. Source:

Queens General Hospital following bombing 1918.
Source: TBD

Canadian Army Medical Corps medical staff in rubble of bombed hospital in France

Canadian Army Medical Corps medical staff in rubble of bombed hospital in France

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canadian Army Medical Corps Nursing Sisters provide bedside patient care

Canadian Army Medical Corps Nursing Sisters provide bedside patient care

Wounded soldier receiving first aid on battlefield

Wounded soldier receiving first aid on battlefield

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

British soldier being treated for burns reaulting from a Mustard Gas attack

British soldier being treated for burns resulting from a Mustard Gas attack. Source New York Times Current History March 1915

 

Wounded soldier receives first aid from stretcher bearer on frontline

Wounded soldier receives first aid from stretcher bearer on the front-line

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CAMC officers No 5 General Hospital (possibly Pemberton Operating Room Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria BC)

CAMC officers No 5 General Hospital (possibly Pemberton Operating Room Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria BC)

RCAMC personnel carry wounded from bombed building Source: TBC

RCAMC personnel carry wounded from bombed building
Source: TBC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18th General Hospital R.C.A.M.C. personnel on parade. Source: TBC Source: Cobourg and District Images

18th General Hospital R.C.A.M.C. personnel on parade.
Source: Cobourg and District Images

18th Field Ambulance, Canadian Army Medical Corps practice first aid Source: Vancouver Archives

18th Field Ambulance, Canadian Army Medical Corps practice first aid
Source: City of Vancouver Archives