dressing station


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

dressing station

A temporary station for soldiers wounded during combat.
See also: station
References in periodicals archive ?
The Field Ambulance sorted out accommodation and furniture for their treatment area and organised an advanced dressing station.
Officers slept with their men, those with no command had funk-holes made for them, and a mess funk-hole was made for feeding in, guard were protected, and several dressing stations were made for first-aid work, generally in support trenches and fairly deep, to allow, of course, of lights being used.
The expenses for the unit field dressing station (role one) remain incumbent upon each state participating in the operation.
The cemetery first came into being in October 1917 when one of several German blockhouses on the Passchendaele Ridge was captured by the British Army and used as an advanced dressing station.
They also tell how a small bunker became a major casualty dressing station and how poppies which grew amid the carnage became an emblem of the victims of war.
Jonathan Kaplan's The Dressing Station recounts his days in the medical profession.
Parlier started toward the after battle dressing station (ABDS), but took only a couple of steps before encountering an injured Cole Sailor in the passageway.
Next children choose a MY LITTLE PONY figure, comb and braid her hair at the braiding station and advance to the dressing station.
He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for conspicuous gallantry when he left his dressing station and advanced over open country, under heavy shell fire, reaching the trenches and rendering first aid to many wounded.
The next day, Sergeant-Major Cyril Allinson saw that McCrae was sitting, behind an ambulance, near the dressing station beside the Yser Canal, just a few hundred yards north of Ypres.
I was picked up and taken to Ypres Dressing Station and my wounds dressed.