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  • 1914 - Captain Harry Sherwood RANKEN





    Citation

    19th & 20th September, 1914 For tending wounded in the trenches under rifle and shrapnel fire at Hautvesnes on 19th September, and on 20th September (1914) continuing to attend to wounded after thigh and leg had been shattered. (He has since died of his wounds.)

  • 1914 - Lieutenant Arthur MARTIN-LEAKE VC





    Citation

    29th October to 8th November, 1914 Lieutenant Arthur Martin Leake, Royal Army Medical Corps, who was awarded the Victoria Cross on 13th May, 1902, is granted a Clasp for conspicuous bravery in the present campaign: — For most conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty throughout the campaign, especially during the period 29th October to 8th November, 1914, near Zonnebeke, in rescuing, whilst exposed to constant fire, a large number of the wounded who were lying close to the enemy's trenches.

The RAMC Association

William Boog LeishmanIn 1925, the RAMC Association was formed to further the camaraderie of WW1 Corps veterans with Sir William Leishman being the first President. There are now some 25 branches around UK with a predominantly veteran membership although most serving Corps members also are members centrally. The Association has traditionally been supported by Corps Funds and especially for the expenses of the branch standards and standard bearers.