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by Ben
Thu Jan 15, 2015 20:31
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Food Storage container
Replies: 5
Views: 7995

Re: Food Storage container

Eric, Unfortunately, the lids almost never become available for sale on their own. Complete ones do turn up from time to time though, so I think it may be a case of being patient and waiting for the right example! In case I hear of any spare lids, I will of course keep you informed. Thank you and ki...
by Ben
Thu Jan 15, 2015 20:27
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from New Caledonia !
Replies: 1
Views: 4049

Re: Hello from New Caledonia !

Welcome aboard, Chyly! Unfortunately, at the current time we do not have any records relating to any of the US Hospitals that you have indicated in your post. It might be worthwhile to contact the US National Archives (http://www.archives.gov) since there is a good possibility that they will hold re...
by Ben
Fri Jan 09, 2015 18:55
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: operating table
Replies: 5
Views: 8005

Re: operating table

Belchi,

My Operating Table is also in storage at the moment, but I managed to find a photograph of it at a recent re-enactment event. Until such a time that we are able to get better photographs for you, hopefully this will suffice:

Thanks,
Ben.
by Ben
Mon Dec 01, 2014 22:45
Forum: Website Information
Topic: Update as of 01.12.2014
Replies: 0
Views: 11533

Update as of 01.12.2014

Dear readers, We have now been able to finalize the editing of a new Unit History. This one looks at the service of the 45th General Hospital during WW2, and can be found in the "Unit Histories" menu of the main website navigation. Alternatively, please click on the link below to go direct...
by Ben
Wed Nov 26, 2014 21:16
Forum: Website Information
Topic: Update as of 26.11.2014
Replies: 0
Views: 10135

Update as of 26.11.2014

Dear readers, With the precious assistance of Dennis Nicola , son of Lt. Colonel Quintus Nicola, O-338283 , we have now been able to finalise the editing of the 82d General Hospital Unit History. The new texts can be found in the "Unit Histories" menu of the main website navigation. Altern...
by Ben
Wed Nov 12, 2014 20:55
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rubberized Apron
Replies: 6
Views: 7663

Re: Rubberized Apron

Eric very kindly sent me the photographs of his Rubberized Apron, and I attach them herewith for reference:

Thanks,
Ben. :D
by Ben
Wed Nov 12, 2014 20:33
Forum: Reference Topics
Topic: Transportation Memoranda
Replies: 1
Views: 4386

Re: transportation mémoranda

Belchi,
Congratulations on a very nice find!
Indeed, you can learn more about these documents and their uses on the following page of website:

http://www.med-dept.com/articles/use-of ... s-packets/

Thank you for sharing these goodies with us.
Regards,
Ben. :)
by Ben
Mon Nov 03, 2014 22:03
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: first aid kit aeronautical
Replies: 12
Views: 13956

Re: first aid kit aeronautical

Carl, You can read more about the Medical Department Item Numbering System in the following Article on our web page: http://www.med-dept.com/articles/background-to-medical-item-numbers/ 5- or 7-digit item numbers are correct, but some of the components may be of civilian issue / contract. Of course,...
by Ben
Sun Nov 02, 2014 22:04
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: first aid kit aeronautical
Replies: 12
Views: 13956

Re: first aid kit aeronautical

Hi Carl,
Here will be OK, I will move anything as required.
Regards,
Ben. :)
by Ben
Sun Nov 02, 2014 20:49
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rubberized Apron
Replies: 6
Views: 7663

Re: Rubberized Apron

Eric,

Thank you for your kind offer. This certainly sounds like an interesting item indeed. I would be happy to post the photographs on our Forum for you; please forward them as attachments in an email to ben [at] med-dept [dot] com.

Advanced thanks for your help regarding this topic,
Ben.
by Ben
Sun Nov 02, 2014 20:44
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Litter covers/bags
Replies: 7
Views: 9137

Re: Litter covers/bags

Eric, Thank you for your message. The color photograph that I posted above shows members of the Engineer Special Brigade (notice the white crescent and Engineer insignia on their helmets). As already indicated, you're quite correct - the Pouches being carried by the personnel in the first photograph...
by Ben
Sat Nov 01, 2014 21:49
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: first aid kit aeronautical
Replies: 12
Views: 13956

Re: first aid kit aeronautical

Hi Carl, First of all, allow me to welcome you to the Forum and the world of Medical Department collecting! I hope that you will enjoy your time here, and I'm sure that you will have no problems with getting answers from our many knowledgeable members. Regarding your Aeronautic First-Aid Kit, there ...
by Ben
Sat Oct 11, 2014 09:49
Forum: Website Information
Topic: Update as of 11.10.2014
Replies: 0
Views: 9132

Update as of 11.10.2014

Dear readers, With the precious assistance of Tom Quesinberry , son of Staff Sergeant Ralph L. Quesinberry (ASN:15359295) , we are pleased to announce the addition of another Unit History to our website. The new texts look at the service of the 48th Field Hospital during WW2, and can be found in the...
by Ben
Mon Oct 06, 2014 20:04
Forum: Website Information
Topic: Update as of 06.10.2014
Replies: 0
Views: 8963

Update as of 06.10.2014

Dear readers, With the precious assistance of Sherry Bytheway , daughter of Major George M. Proctor, MAC (O-1544087) , we have now been able to finalise another Unit History. This one looks at the service of the 15th General Hospital during WW2. The new texts can be found in the "Unit Histories...
by Ben
Sun Oct 05, 2014 15:22
Forum: Website Information
Topic: Update as of 05.10.2014
Replies: 0
Views: 9030

Update as of 05.10.2014

Dear readers, Following the discovery of some additional data and information, we have now been able to update the Miscellaneous Medical Bags, Packs & Containers Article. The updated texts contain new photographs and additional items, and can be found in the "Articles" menu of the main...

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