|Collection type||Digitised Collection|
|Physical description||7 Image/s captured|
Butler, Arthur Graham
Ryan, Charles Snodgrass
|Place made||United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London|
First World War, 1914-1918
|Copying Provisions||Copy provided for personal non-commercial use|
|Source credit to||This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.|
Wallet 1 of 1 – Interview with Surgeon-General Charles Snodgrass Ryan regarding the Australian Army Medical Corps, 1919
Collection relating to the First World War service of 78 Private Arthur James Adams, 13 Field Ambulance, Gallipoli and France, 1915-1916.
Wallet 1 of 1 – Interview with Assistant-Director of Medical Services Charles Snodgrass Ryan, relating to his World War One service with the Australian Army Medical Corps in Alexandria and at Gallipoli, carried out in March 1919.
The folder consists of a transcript of a narrative interview of Ryan by Arthur Graham Butler.
The interview includes Ryan’s journey to Egypt on the HMAT Orvieto, including a stop at Columbo and four cases of appendicitis, the levels of venereal disease in Egypt and the reluctance of General William Daniel Campbell Williams to provide preventative measures. Included are descriptions of the Gallipoli Peninsula on the 25th of April and working at a casualty clearing station (CCS) on the Peninsula. Also draws attention to the division of authority between the Navy and Military [Army] and logistical planning.