Itinerary

 

Dates City/Town Location Unit Description
Sat
23 Oct
1943
Taranto Docks and Railway Station 19 CCS 19 CCS Landed in Taranto after 4-day voyage from Bizerte in Tunisia
Sun
24 Oct
1943
Taranto 70 Gen Hospital, Taranto, located in a one-time sanatorium three miles outside the town. X (2) List Sick leave for 8 days
Mon
2 Nov
1943
Foggia Fondazione Maria Grazia Barone, Foggia 19 CCS RPM rejoined 19 CCS in Foggia
Sat
14 Nov
1943
Termoli Seminary, Piazza Sant Antonio, Termoli.
(was handed over to 50 Gen Hosp)
19 CCS RPM in advance party to Termoli (with NAAFI supplies) – main unit moved on Mon 16 Nov 43
Sat
29 Jan
1944
Campobasso Unspecified buildings 19 CCS A quiet period.
RPM stayed a week after the unit moved on “to look after the Sisters”.
Wed
29 Mar
1944
Presenzano In camp: probably on the plain below the village. 19 CCS Treating the injured from Monte Cassino
Sat
6 May
1944
Naples, Vasto, Bari
and Vis (Yugoslavia)
Various – 25 FTU was a mobile unit. 25 FTU Posted via BTU Naples
as officer commanding
25 FTU
Fri
18 Aug
1944
Bari Various in the Bari area 5 BTU Working directly for 5 BTU running a bleeding team in AAF bases in the Bari area.
Wed
27 Sep
1944
Rimini Miramare di Rimini,
ex- Ospedale Bolognese,
TCI 1935-6 1:200,000 Map Sheet 12 Ref R9094
probably in the block that now includes AUSL Romagna – Sede Miramare
15 FTU Officer Commanding
15 FTU, attached initially to 1 CCS
Sun
22 Oct
1944
Sant Archangelo School, badly shelled and bombed
TCI 1935-6 1:200,000 Map Sheet 12 Ref R7598
15 FTU Supporting 5 CCS
Wed
1 Nov
1944
Cesena Working in the Town Civil Hospital, badly shelled and bombed
TCI 1935-6 1:200,000 Map Sheet 12 Ref M6007
15 FTU Supporting 5 CCS
Mon
27 Nov
1944
Forli Working in a modern building, previously used as orphanage, little damage, next to the convent of San Domenico 15 FTU Supporting 5 CCS
Wed
28 Mar
1945
Ravenna TCI 1935-6 1:200,000 Map Sheet 12 Ref M5638 3 FTU Officer Commanding
Supporting 9 Ind CCS.
Sun
15 Apr
1945
Rimini Miramare di Rimini,
ex- Ospedale Bolognese.
(See Rimini above)
66 (Br) Gen Hosp GDMO, rising to Graded Physician on 26 Sep 1945.
Wed
31 Oct
1945
UK Belfast and possibly London Leave One month’s leave in UK
Thu
6 Dec
1945
Rimini Miramare di Rimini 66 (Br) Gen Hosp Returned from Leave
Thu
31 Jan
1946
Italy Departed to return to UK

RPM = Captain Patrick Maybin
CCS = Casualty Clearing Station
BTU = Base (Blood) Transfusion Unit
FTU = Field (Blood) Transfusion Unit
GDMO = General Duties Medical Officer

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