Royal Army Medical Corps, UK

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Royal Army Medical Corps, UK
Years active:
Country: United Kingdom
Service: British Army
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Type: Medical
Specific type: Corps (administrative)
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Alternate names: RAMC
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Record Office[edit]

This administrative corps had its own record office which is represented here, not on a separate page.

Location: Woking
Letter code: RAMC


Personal narratives[edit]

These are personal narratives of Royal Army Medical Corps personnel when they were attached to units in other regiments or corps, or whose units are currently unknown. For personal narratives that have been matched to RAMC units, see those units' pages.

Thomas Gibbon[edit]

Thomas H. Gibbon was an officer in the Royal Army Medical Corps, UK. In 1914 he was attached to 2nd Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers, UK as medical officer, and wrote a letter about his experiences in the early weeks of the war:

The catalogue description states that he was in the RAMC.

R Lawson[edit]

Leeds University, Liddle Collection, LIDDLE/WW1/WF/REC/01/L5: brief notes of events 1916-1918 by Doctor R Lawson, Royal Army Medical Corps, UK. Catalogue entry shows that he served with these units:

Arthur L. Linfoot[edit]

Arthur Lindsay Linfoot kept a diary for every day from 1 January 1914 to 31 December 1918. The diary is being blogged on the centenary of each entry at The Diary of Arthur L. Linfoot. The about page of the blog states that Arthur volunteered for the RAMC in 1915, and his medal card confirms that he was a private in this corps. We don't yet know which unit he was in because the diary hasn't got that far and his official service record hasn't survived.

Captain Robert Burnside Carter[edit]

Related media[edit]

RAMC personnel, France 1919.

Official Sources[edit]

Unit war diaries[edit]

None. Administrative organisations did not keep war diaries because they had no operational role.

See descendant unit pages for their war diaries.


Unit histories[edit]

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