One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A place for giving emergency treatment to troops injured in battle.‘the family received a letter from Joe written in a field dressing station’
- ‘Every German infantry division had two medical companies, each of which provided one field hospital, two main dressing stations, and two casualty clearing stations to receive wounded from medical units in the field.’
- ‘The stretcher bearers then could transport him through a series of communication trenches to the advanced dressing station.’
- ‘‘Those whose injuries are not life-threatening are taken to a dressing station in one of the barns while the seriously injured are airlifted to hospital,’ he said.’
- ‘Finally, after a great amount of effort, Paul reaches the dressing station with Kat in his arms.’
- ‘Campbell was in France at the outbreak of the war and had immediately volunteered for nursing duties in the field dressing stations near the front line.’
- ‘I can't tell you how long I lay there, but the next thing I knew I was in a dressing station.’
- ‘Stretcher bearers took me to a dressing station, where there were so many worse off than me.’
- ‘He was then a medical officer with the Royal Horse Artillery in command of an advanced dressing station throughout the Italian campaign, where he was wounded.’
- ‘But on the way down to the dressing station, he forgets to stoop low where an old sniper is working.’
- ‘Staff from the National Army Museum will portray the medical unit of an advance dressing station during the battle of Loos in 1915.’
- ‘So I marched along with my men and sent the Staff Sergeant ahead with the tent that had to be put up for the advance dressing station.’
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