medical collecting company

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medical collecting company


Definition A section of the military’s medical corps, which collects casualties from the field (combat zone) and aid stations, provides temporary aid, and transports them to the clearing stations where more intensive care can be given.

Divisions of a collecting company

• Company headquarters

• Station platoon

• Litter bearer platoon

• Ambulance platoon

• Liaison section 

Synonyms Collecting company 

Reference WWII military medicine terms, Alain Batens

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