Seeking WW2 war history of the 140 Field Ambulance RAMC

Discussion in 'RAMC' started by Seiji, Aug 23, 2021.

  1. Seiji

    Seiji Member

    Hello, I hope you can help me find details and examples of war diaries and history of members of the 140 Field Ambulance RAMC.

    I am interested in from 1937-1945.
    Any information, photos, war diaries, war records of members, links to websites etc.

    I am trying to understand what a gentlemen Dr. H. B. Lee (Lt. Col) serial 63105 would have experienced during his tour of duty. He was a field surgeon that seems to have been at D-Day, France, Germany, Italy, and North Africa.

    Thank you for your help.

    Seiji

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  2. timuk

    timuk Well-Known Member

  3. Seiji

    Seiji Member

    Thank you! 12 sets of records! Sincerely this is opening some new doors for me to explore!

    Best Regards

    Seiji
     
    Last edited: Aug 24, 2021
  4. Seiji

    Seiji Member

    Is there a way to learn how the 140 Field Ambulance landed on D-Day (ship or airborne) and what beach?
     
  5. Historic Steve

    Historic Steve Researching 21 Army Group/BAOR post VE day

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  6. Seiji

    Seiji Member

    This is very helpful!
     
  7. Seiji

    Seiji Member

    I suppose no one has the War Diaries for the 140?
     
  8. MarkN

    MarkN Well-Known Member

    I sense some urgency in your request. The National Archives at Kew have them. Perhaps give them a call to order a copy.
     
  9. Seiji

    Seiji Member

    Hello MarkN, I thank you for your concern and help. I am unfortunately not related in anyway to H. B. Lee. I am also concerned that I wouldn't get a reply for up to a year from what I understand of the current situation. I am in the United States. I came across some of Dr Lee's personal possessions and started checking into who is he and discovered that he has an interesting history that I hope to personally preserve like all of you historian/hobbyists. I know a bit about his post war life where he continued to be a prominent surgent for St. Bartholemew in London.

    Now I am trying to learn about his history during WW2 which is much more difficult since I am not a close relative of his and I do not have a copy of his death certificate. All I have are his obituaries from 1985.
     

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