The Medical History of World War I

Veterinary Services and Administration

  • Administration of Veterinary Services in the British Imperial Armies. The following short extract is taken from "Military Organisation and Administration" by Major G. R.N. Collins who published a book of lectures, given at the Canadian Military School, in 1918.

  • Veterinary Service, including simple advice and treatment in the field. This extract was taken from the Official Field Service Pocket Book of 1914, issued by H. M. Stationery Office, price One Shilling. All officers were required to be aware of the principles of general veterinary care for their horses.

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