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PostSubject: Hospital tents and surgeons.   Thu Sep 24, 2009 10:36 pm

Hi everyone. Just A thought.

Did they have hospital tents during the Zulu War? Or were the wounded troops treated out in the open on the battlefield. I know the troops had the Bell tents, but did they have specially adapted tents that would able to accommodate a large number of troops if needed. I can’t see them carting off the wounded to the nearest hospital. And thinking about it they must have had surgeons attached to the column in order to treat the wounded almost immediately. Which would have been a bit risky especially if the surgeons were killed.
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PostSubject: hospital tents   Fri Sep 25, 2009 2:44 am

hi dave ,
Yes, they had hospital tents and hospitals , also ambulances to ferry the sick and injured and wounded back to
natal. i have posted a couple of articles from SURGEON- GENERAL WOOLFREYE"S ACCOUNT of the zulu war.
not sure where they are !, possibly in the GENERAL DISCUSSION forum, if you scroll through the old postings you
may come across them.
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PostSubject: Re: Hospital tents and surgeons.   Fri Sep 25, 2009 9:43 pm

This one is for you Dave.

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PostSubject: Re: Hospital tents and surgeons.   Sat Sep 26, 2009 11:46 am

No seriously, that’s is absolutely brilliant. That has made my day, Thanks very much 1879Graves.
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PostSubject: Re: Hospital tents and surgeons.   Sun Jun 24, 2012 1:45 pm

Speed Amputation - Bullets, Boots and Bandages:

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PostSubject: Hospital Tents and Surgeons   Sun Jun 24, 2012 2:13 pm

Hi Pete.
Thanks for that !. Suspect . I was about to go to bed , now I dont feel so well . :lol: :lol: :lol: Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Hospital tents and surgeons.   Sun Jun 24, 2012 2:15 pm

Just told me wife, I'll have a sandwich later. Not hungry now. Shocked
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