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The medica lattendance at the Easter manoeuvres was very satisfactor, the following being the officers who 'took up the duties:—Surgeon-Major Carolan (senior medical officer in charge of field hospital), Captains Parkes and Inglis, Captain Purdy (sanitary officer), and Captain Smith (orderly medical officer;. The health of the troops was excellent, although a number of cases of accident wer treated, many of a rather painful nature. Two or three men rceived kicks from horses. The water was from a running stream, the Government rations supplied met with approval, and particular attention was paid to sanitation. The medical officers and ambulance detachments i accompanying the field force had a trying time owing to the inclement weather. The members of the bands in camp were instructed in ambulance work, gild. flfit_d, aa stretches bearers, 7,.-

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Auckland Star, Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 87, 13 April 1909

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Auckland Star Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 87, 13 April 1909

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