The Royal Army Medical Corps of 1914-1918

This section of the Long, Long Trail will be helpful for anyone wishing to find out about the history of the units of the Royal Army Medical Corps.

The role of the RAMC

The RAMC operated the army's medical units and provided medical detachments for the units of infantry, artillery and other arms. The Corps was assisted in its work by voluntary help from the British Red Cross, St John's Ambulance, the Friends Ambulance Unit, the Voluntary Aid Detachments and hundreds of private and charitable ventures.

The units of the RAMC

The links at the top right of this page will take you to pages describing the various units operated by the RAMC.