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    Posted: 25 Jan 2012 at 11:54
Gallipoli Doctors by Lt. Col. Robert Likeman.
 
 
Media: BOOK - hardcover, 224 pages
Author: R. Likeman
Year: 2010
Other Data: b&w photos, map, appendix, index
ISBN: 9780980637335
 
'Gallipoli Doctors' is the first volume the Australian Doctors at War Series. Due to the efforts of Lt. Col. Robert Likeman, CMS, this book is the most comprehensive record of the contribution made by almost 300 doctors of the AIF during the Gallipoli campaign which also included Lemnos and Ship Transports.

In what is a 'who's who' of the medical profession at war, Lt.Col. Likeman has described in great detail the lives of the AIF doctors who laboured under harsh conditions at Gallipoli to tens to the wounded and sick. Each mini-biography details the professional life of the doctor concerned prior to the war and after, in addition, where doctors also served of the Western Front or in Palestine, their service history is also recorded.

Each officer has his medical qualifications listed and details of honours and awards where relevant are also included as as well as many phtographs of Gallipoli doctors and some scenes of medical units at Gallipoli.

In addition to the AIF doctors, mini-biographies are also included of Australian doctors who served as combatants in the AIF doctors who served as combatants in the AIF, or served in british units such as 'Kitchener's Hundred'.

'Gallipoli Doctors' is the first volume in the series Australian Doctors at War, the second volume due in 2011 covers the campaigns in Egypt and Palestine as well as the Naval and Expeditonary Force to German New Guinea.

Contents:
Author's note
Foreword
Introduction
1. The AMAMC From Creation to COmbat
2. The Dardanelles
3. The Australian and New Zealand Army Corps
- Anzac Corps Headquarters
- Corps Troops
- 1st Australian Casualty Clearning Hospital
- 1st Australian Stationary Hospital
- 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital
- 3rd Australian General Hospital
4. 1st Australian Division
- 1st Australian Division Headquarters
- 1st Infantry Brigade: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th Battalions
- 2nd Infantry Bridgade: 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Battlions
- 3rd Infantry Bridgade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th Battalions
- 2nd Light Horse Brigade: 5th, 6th, 7th Light Horse Regiments
- 1st Division Supporting Units
- Engineers: Nos 1, 2, 3 Field Companies
- Divisional Train: Nos 1, 2, 3, 4, Companies, Army Service Corps
- Reserve ParK: Nos 8, 9, 10, 13 Companies, Army Services Corps
- 1st Australian Field Artillery Brigade: Nos 1, 2, 3 Batteries, Bde Ammn Column
- 2nd Australian Field Artillery Bridgade: Nos 4, 5, 6 Batteries, Bde Ammn Column
- 3rd Australian Field Artillery BatteryL Nos 7, 8, 9 Batteries, Bde Ammn Column
- Divisional Cavalry: 4th Light Horse Regiment
- 1st Field Ambulance
- 2nd Field Ambulance
- 3rd Field Ambulance
- 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
5. The New Zealand and Australian Division
- New Zealand and Australian Division Headquarters
- 4th Infantry Brigade: 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th Battalions
- 1st Light Horse Brigade: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Light Horse Regiments
- 3rd Light Horse Brigade: 8th, 9th, 10th Light Horse Regiments
- 4th Light Horse Brigade: 11th, 12th, 13th Light Horse Regiments
- Divisional Cavalry, 13th Light Horse Regiments
- 1st, 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulances
- 4th Field Ambulance
6. 2nd Australian Division
- 2nd Australian Divison Headquarters
- 5th Brigade: 17th, 18thm 19thm 20th Battalions
- 6th Brigade: 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th Battalions
- 7th Brigade: 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th Battalions
- 2nd Division Supporting Units
- Engineers
- Artillery
- 5th, 6th, 7th Field Ambulances
- Royal Australian navel Bridging Train
7. Australian Doctors Serving With Other Units
- Royal Army Medical Corps
- AAMC Attached
- Kitchener's Hundred
- Doctor's as Combatants
- Hospital Ships and Transports
Appendix: An Alphabetical List of AIF Doctors who Serves in the Dardanelles in 1915
Map of the Gallipoli Peninsula
Index

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