ambulance orderly

ambulance orderly

A person who accompanies and assists an ambulance driver transporting sick and wounded personnel.
References in classic literature ?
An ambulance orderly appeared with a huge basket full of lint rolls, provided by the forethought of the Queen for such as might need them later on.
Simon looks at how Vaughan Williams was profoundly affected by the tragic losses he witnessed as an ambulance orderly in the First World War, experiences which would be reflected in his Pastoral Symphony.