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Corporate entry Royal Australian Army Medical Corps (1948 - )

From
1948
Functions
Education and Medical Care Provider
Alternative Names
  • RAAMC (Acronym)

Summary

In 1948 the Australian Army Medical Corps became the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps (RAAMC). The RAAMC provides medical care to Army personal. In addition the RAAMC also trains the Army's pathology technicians, preventative medicine personnel, physical training instructors and operating theatre technicians. RAAMC works in both operational and non-operational conditions sometimes alongside civilian medical practitioners.

Timeline

 1902 - 1948 Australian Army Medical Corps
       1948 - Royal Australian Army Medical Corps

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Published resources

Books

  • Gurner, Colin M., The Royal Australian Army Medical Corps: 1945-1975, Prahran East, 2003, 137 pp. Details
  • Gurner, Jacqueline, The origins of the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps, Royal Australian Army Medical Corps, Hawthorn Press, Melbourne, Victoria, 1970. Details
  • Neuhaus, Susan J and Mascall-Dare, Sharon, Not for glory: a century of service by medical women to the Australian Army and its Allies., Australian Boolarong Press, Brisbane, Queensland, 2014. Details

Journal Articles

  • Tyquin, Michael B., 'Sir William "Mo" Williams, KCMG, CB, KStJ, Creator of Australia's Army Medical Services - Maligned or Misunderstood', Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, vol. 84, 1998, pp. 68-81. Details

Online Resources

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