The Linseed Lancers: the Royal Army Medical Corps

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The Linseed Lancers is nickname of Royal Army Medical Corps. It refers to the use of linseed in poultices which was one of their remedies, always available even when they didn’t have anything else to offer.

Linseed poultices

Poultices were used to draw out infection, reduce swelling and pain.

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Royal Army Medical Corps, Linseed Lancers, Insignia
Royal Army Medical Corps, Linseed Lancers, Insignia

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