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U.S. VETERINARY HOSPITAL NO. 3 AT VALDAHON, FRANCE WW1
Staff Veterinary Hospital No. 3. Left to right: Front row: Capt. Ora L. Campbell, post veterinarian; Capt. R. H. Schrecegost; second in command; 1st. Lt. R. F. Okershauser; 1st. Lt. James T. Traylor, hospital adjutant; 1st. Lt. Earl M. Hough, in charge of receiving animals.
Back row: 1st. Lt. G. W. Ellwitz, senior veterinarian of Remount Depot No. 4 in charge of animals for discharge; 2nd Lt. Charles M. Laird, in charge of dipping vat and sulphur chamber; 2nd Lt. Henry L. Kilhoffer, in charge of mange cases; 2nd Lt. Clark S. Burgett, in charge of surgical cases; 1st. Lt.Clafton, visiting hospital on inspection trip from assistant chief, Veterinary Office, Advance Section. Le Valdahon, Doubs, France, January 27, 1919.
Note: Above officers wearing the Advance Sector patch.
Veterinary Hospital No. 3, Camp du Valdahon, shows horse strapped and being lowered in position to be operated on for a gun shot wound. Le Valdahon, Doubs, France, January 27, 1919.
View of horse being strapped on table. Le Valdahon, Doubs, France, January 27, 1919.
Above Valdahon today
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Veterinary Corps in WW1
Leonard Murphy in WW1
Fort Ord Equestrian Center and Station Veterinary Hospital
U.S. ARMY VETERINARY CORPS HISTORICAL PRESERVATION GROUP
Motto: “Illic est Vires in Numerus” There is Strength in Numbers
“Working Hard to Preserve Our Country’s History wherever it is being lost”
U.S. Army Veterinary Corps Historical Preservation Group is a group of individuals that are concerned about the preservation of the History of the Veterinary Corps, Remount Service and Cavalry or wherever our country’s history is being lost in conjunction with our beloved “Horse and Mule”. There is no cost to join and membership is for life. We believe by uniting together in numbers we will be a more powerful force to be heard. Our membership list is private and only used to contact our members. Email us and become a member.
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