Punch,  61 (1871), 124.

The Military Manoeuvres



Essay, Drollery


Medical Practitioners, War

    Discusses puzzling extracts from orders issued to the Army camp at Aldershot, including one which states that during the autumn manoeuvres 'one hospital orderly per regiment will carry a medical companion'. Thinks it is ludicrous to expect a soldier to have to carry an army surgeon or assistant army surgeon.

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