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Corporate entry Australian Army Medical Corps (1902 - 1948)

From
1902
To
1948
Functions
Medical Care Provider
Alternative Names
  • AAMC (Acronym)

Summary

Upon Federation in 1901 the various colonial armies where merged under the Commonwealth Government of Australia, becoming the Commonwealth Military Forces. The first formal traces of a national military medical corps can be traced to 1902 shortly after the formation of the Commonwealth Military Forces. The Australian Army Medical Corps (AAMC) became the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps (RAAMC) in 1948.

Timeline

 1902 - 1948 Australian Army Medical Corps
       1948 - Royal Australian Army Medical Corps

Superior

  • Australian Army (1903 - )

    The Australian Army Medical Corps was part of the Australian Army between 1902 until 1948 when it became the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps.

    Date: 1902 - 1948

Related People

Published resources

Books

  • Gurner, Jacqueline, The origins of the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps, Royal Australian Army Medical Corps, Hawthorn Press, Melbourne, Victoria, 1970. Details
  • Howie-Willis, Ian, A Medical Emergency: Major-General 'Ginger' Burston and the Army Medical Service in World War II, Big Sky Publishing, Newport (N.S.W.), 2012, 487 pp. Details
  • Neuhaus, Susan J and Mascall-Dare, Sharon, Not for glory: a century of service by medical women to the Australian Army and its Allies., Australian Boolarong Press, Brisbane, Queensland, 2014. Details
  • Tyquin, Michael, Little by Little: a Centenary History of the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps, Australian Military History Publications, Sydney, July 2003, 684 pp. Details
  • Tyquin, Michael B., Gallipoli: the Medical War: the Australian Army Medical Service in the Dardanelles Campaign of 1915, New South Wales University Press, Sydney, 1993, 304 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Howie-Willis, Ian, 'Australian malariology during World War II (part 3 of "Pioneers of Australian military malariology"', Journal of Military and Veteran's History, vol. 25, no. 2, 2017, pp. 46-68. Details
  • McLeod, Jan, 'The house that Jack built: DGMS Rupert Downes and Australian Army medical preparations for World War II', Health and History, vol. 19, no. 1, 2017, pp. 80-101. Details
  • Tyquin, Michael B., 'Sir William "Mo" Williams, KCMG, CB, KStJ, Creator of Australia's Army Medical Services - Maligned or Misunderstood', Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, vol. 84, 1998, pp. 68-81. Details

Online Resources

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