RAMC - Royal Army Medical Corps
  Home » Field Ambulances » Cavalry Field Ambulances » 3rd Cavalry Field Ambulance »
Search RAMC Personnel Profiles The RAMC in WarThe RAMC Chain of Evacuation Contact Us
RAMC Units
 Army Medical Services 
 Home Service 
 Ambulance Trains 
 Casualty Clearing Stations 
 Field Ambulances 
 Cavalry Field Ambulances 
  nokta3rd Cavalry Field Ambulance
  nokta8th (1/1st Yorks) Cavalry Field Ambulance
  nokta1st Cavalry Field Ambulance
  nokta2nd Cavalry Field Ambulance
  nokta4th Cavalry Field Ambulance
  nokta5th Cavalry Field Ambulance
  nokta6th Cavalry Field Ambulance
  nokta7th Cavalry Field Ambulance
  nokta9th Cavalry Field Ambulance
  noktaMhow Ind. Cavalry Field Ambulance
 Combined Field Ambulances 
 Home Services Field Ambulances 
 Mounted Brigade Field Ambulances 
 New Army Field Ambulances 
 Regular Army Field Ambulances 
 Royal Naval Field Ambulances 
 Territorial Force Field Ambulances 
 Non RAMC personnel attached to British Medical Units 
 RAMC Personnel attached to Colonial/Associated Medical Units
 Regimental Medical Establishments 
 Sanitary Sections 
 Ships - Hospital/Transport 
 Unit not yet known 
 X - Other medical units 
 Y - WW1 Medical Victoria Crosses
 Z - Photographs (Nothing known)
Personnel Search
Use keywords to search
by first or last name
RAMC profile of:
George Hely Hutchinson ALMOND M.B.

Place or Date
of Birth:

Service Number:

TF Number:

Rank: t.Capt

Unit: 3rd Cavalry Field Ambulance

Attached To:

Enlistment Location:

Also Served:

Outcome: Killed in action

Date Died: 09/08/1918
Age Died: 41

Where Buried and/or Commemorated: France - Caix British Cemetery


Gazette Reference:

Other Information:

George was educated at Loretto and Hertford College, Oxford. He entered St. Bartholomew's Hospital as a student in 1903, and obtained the diplomas of M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. in 1906, and qualified M.B., B.Ch in 1908. He had also graduated B.A., with honours in natural science in 1902. He served as a house-surgeon to Dr Howard Tooth at St. Bartholomew's Hospital and as house-surgeon to the West London Hospital, and later went into practice in Bath, where he became the pathologist to the Mineral Water and Royal United Hospitals. He was also medical officer of Monckton Combe School, and District Director of the Clutton Division of the Red Cross Society. During the South African War he served as a combatant in the Yeomanry and held the Queens Medal with two clasps. In 1915, having volunteered for active service, George joined the R.A.M.C. with the rank of Captain and served as a pathologist in France. He was killed by a bomb from a German aeroplane on 9 August 1918 at Caix, while attached to the 3rd Cavalry Field Ambulance. George was the eldest, and only serving son of the late Dr Hely Hutchinson Almond, headmaster of Loretto School and Mrs E F Almond; and was the husband of Violet W A Almond of 15 Pepys Road, Wimbledon, London.

Additional Information: Date Added: Friday 14 June, 2013
George's final resting place [Photograph taken by Barbara Janman]

Additional Information: Date Added: Thursday 27 May, 2010
Source: WFA Journal Stand To! No.88 pp.32-3 Article "Remembering the Great War at Bath Abbey" by Ray...
(click here to read full text)

Back Add Additional Info
 ©2007-2021 RAMC: Royal Army Medical Corps WW1 Developed by: Paramount Digital marketing