dressing station


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

dressing station

A temporary station for soldiers wounded during combat.
See also: station
References in periodicals archive ?
Title: The Dressing Station Author: Jonathan Kaplan Published by: Picador ISBN: 0-330-48080-4 Price: GBP15.
As he finished treating the chief, a damage controlman located him at the forward battle dressing station, and escorted him outside adjacent the refueling dolphin on the starboard side, where crew members had already moved some of the injured.
Left dressing station at 2pm for regimental aid post at Windy Corner.
Caption: British troops blinded by tear gas await treatment at an advanced dressing station.
Reporting at the time The London Gazette noted: "On November 11, 1917, near an advanced dressing station in France, a lunatic soldier escaped from his escort and ran away along a trench.
It was later used as a dressing station and was recaptured by the Germans before finally falling to the Black Watch.
She lists sanitary conditions which would shame a front-line Crimean War casualty dressing station.
They were taken to a dressing station where he later tried to escape twice.
At the dressing station to which he was carried, his wounds were so severe that he was taken for dead and a message was sent informing his family accordingly.
His behaviour on three occasions when the dressing station was heavily shelled was such as to inspire confidence both with the wounded and the staff.
She was constantly on the move with a 1,000-strong spearhead, and her section's role was to provide emergency treatment to stabilise casualties before moving them back to a dressing station.
They were on stretchers side by side in the dressing station - first stop for the wounded - in adjacent bunks in the hospital train that took them back to Britain, in next door beds at a London hospital and just days after Alec was taken to Barnsley's Beckett hospital, Jack turned up there as well.