1 Field Ambulance

1 Field Ambulance (French: 1re Ambulance de campagne) is a medical unit with the Canadian Armed Forces situated in Edmonton, Alberta. 1 Field Ambulance sent a contingent to Kandahar Province in Afghanistan in the fall of 2009.[1][2]

1 Field Ambulance
1re Ambulance de campagne
BranchCanadian Armed Forces
TypeField ambulance
RoleMilitary medicine
Part of1 Health Services Group
Garrison/HQCFB Edmonton
Motto(s)Latin: Militi Succurrimus, lit. 'We hasten to aid the soldiers'
ColorsSanguine, deep green
March"The Farmer's Boy"
Colonel-in-chiefAnne, Princess Royal

Notable membersEdit


  1. ^ "Canada Day photo exhibit: Images of Afghanistan". Ottawa Citizen. 30 June 2014. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  2. ^ a b c "Timeline: Death toll in Afghanistan". National Post. May 29, 2011. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  3. ^ Calgary Herald
  4. ^ http://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/soldier-s-body-back-on-canadian-soil-1.307617
  5. ^ http://www.ctvnews.ca/canadian-medic-remembered-as-man-of-hope-1.309311