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Extracts from the RAF Station Commander's
Operational Records Book
1974
 
January 1974

Two UK based soldiers were injured as a result of a mine explosion. one received tarumatic amputation of leg and the other received severe injuries to an eye necessitating removal. Battle surgery for the month consisted of 17 primary and 12 secondary procedures. There were 2 B.I.Dead during the month
 
February 1974

No UK based soldiers were injured during the month of February. Battle surgery for the month consisted of 5 Primary and 5 Secondary procedures.
There was one death (Pakistani) and two BIDs (Both Local) during the month.
 
March 1974

Battle surgery for the month consisted of 12 Primary and 4 Secondary procedures.
There were no deaths and four BID (3 Local, 1UK) during the month.

 

April 1974

Battle surgery for the month consisted of 3 Primary and 4 Secondary procedures
There was one death and three BID (1 UK 1 Local and L Iranian)

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Wg Cdr Carter Anaesthetist PMRAF Hospital Akrotiri
 
May 1974

Battle surgery for the month consisted of 4 Primary and 3 Secondary procedures.
There was one post operative death (Iranian)
 
June 1974

Battle surgery for the month consisted of 11 primary and 10 secondary procedures.
There were two BID (both local) and two post operative deaths (1 Iranian and 1 Local)
 
July 1974

Battle surgery for the month consisted of 8 primary and 9 secondary procedures
There were no post-operative deaths

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Sqn Ldr Malpass Surgeon HQ NEAF
14th July 74 FS Team leaves Salalah
 
August 1974

Battle surgery for the month consisted of 5 primary and 5 secondary procedures.
There was one BID (Local) and two post operative deaths (both local)
 
September 1974

Battle surgery for the month consisted of 7 primary and 6 secondary procedures. There was one BID and one post operative death (both Local)
 
October 1974

Battle surgery for the month consisted of 22 primary and 9 secondary procedures
 
November 1974

Battle surgery for the month consisted of 8 primary and 4 secondary procedures.
There was 1 BID and Nil Post Operative Deaths
 
December 1974

Battle surgery for the month consisted of 11 primary and 7 secondary procedures.
There were 2 BID and nil post op deaths