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Can anyone identify this medical unit?

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Steven Broomfield   
Steven Broomfield

34th Division of some form? Field Ambulance of the junior Brigade? The chequerboard was used as a divisional sign, I believe.

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Steven Broomfield   
Steven Broomfield

30 hours since I responded and no-one has agreed, disagreed, started a fight or commented in any way.

 

Where is everyone?

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FROGSMILE   
FROGSMILE

I agree it's a 34th Division sign and field ambulance of some nature, Steven.  Interestingly the Division handed over all its equipment to a successor formation (Eastern Division?) as part of the first BAOR, and its Rhineland occupation.

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jay dubaya   
jay dubaya

 

35 minutes ago, Steven Broomfield said:

30 hours since I responded and no-one has agreed, disagreed, started a fight or commented in any way.

 

Where is everyone?

 

Patience Mr. B

 

34th Div agreed but is it a 'J' or a '3'?

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Rum Ration   
Rum Ration
13 hours ago, jay dubaya said:

 

 

Patience Mr. B

 

34th Div agreed but is it a 'J' or a '3'?

It is a 3.

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Ron Clifton   
Ron Clifton

I would agree with Mr B - Field Ambulance of the junior brigade of 34th Division, and therefore probably 104 Field Ambulance.

 

Here are the War Diary references:

WO 95/2452 Divisional Troops: 102 Field Ambulance 1916 Jan. - 1919 July  
WO 95/2453 103 Field Ambulance 1916 Jan. - 1919 June  
WO 95/2453 104 Field Ambulance 1916 Jan. - 1919 May  
 

They should be available for download from their website, www.nationalarchives.gov.uk for £3.50 each, or free on Ancestry if you have a subscription.

 

Ron

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