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New Zealand Medical Services in Middle East and Italy

Medical Command

Medical Command

A reorganisation of the forces in Crete followed General Freyberg's appointment as GOC. On the medical side Colonel Kenrick was succeeded as ADMS NZ Division by Lieutenant-Colonel Bull, Major J. K. Elliott became DADMS, Crete Force, and Major W. B. Fisher, DADMS NZ Division.

British and Greek troops in the Heraklion sector were commanded by Brigadier B. H. Chappel, with Major C. R. Croft, RAMC, as SMO; Australian troops at Retimo were commanded by Brigadier G. Vasey, 2 AIF, with Lieutenant-Colonel L. E. Le Soeuf, AAMC, as SMO; Royal Marines and other British troops were at Suda Bay under the command of Major-General C. E. Weston, with Lieutenant-Colonel S. O. Dolan, RAMC, as ADMS; and in the Canea-Maleme area Brigadier Puttick commanded the New Zealanders.