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New Zealand Medical Services in Middle East and Italy

Transport Losses

Transport Losses

Enemy depredations had also produced considerable deficiencies in the vehicle strength of the medical units. The following table page 284 sets out the authorised war establishments and the actual holdings of each unit at the end of December.

Unit Motor Cycles Cars, 4 Seater Lorries, 3-ton Motor Ambs Water-tank Trailers
War Establishment 5 3 10 8 3
Vehicles held by—
4 Fd Amb 1 1 5 6 1
5 Fd Amb 2 1 5 4
6 Fd Amb 1 3 3
4 Fd Hyg Sec The only transport held was one 8-cwt truck.
Mob Surg Unit Transport deficiencies were one staff car; one water-tank trailer; one motor ambulance car; one motor cycle.