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The Regiments
Known As (nickname)..................................................." Linseed Lancers "
Facings............................................................................ SCARLET
Braided Lace.................................................................. Gold
Service in Australia ....................................................... All Regiments had Medical Corps Members attatched
 
 
Those of the Royal Medical Corps who settled in Australia
Surnames of the Royal Medical Corps Soldiers who stayed
This Regiment began its military term in 1660 to supply Surgeons to Regiments In 1855 volunteers were requested to for the Royal Medical Staff Corps.

Following is a short history of the name changes

1660......Surgeons Attatched
1804......The Army Medical Staff
1854......Hospital Conveyance Corps
1855......The Medical Staff Corps
1857......Disbanded
1857......Then Army Hospital Corps
1884......Meical Staff Corps
1898......Amalgamated with Medical and Hospital Staff Officers became Royal Army Medical Corps
Present.....Royal Army Medical Corps
 
Records of the Royal Medical Corps . Mitchell Library Sydney, Australia
Wellington's Military Machine ( Philip J. Haythornthaite) published 1995
 
E- mail address
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Copyright B & M Chapman (QLD) Australia
Last revised: February 23, 2001.