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List of Canadian Army Ambulance vehicles?

GINge!

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The Ambulance replacement thread got me wondering what vehicles have served as ambulances in the CF. I think I'm OK on the post-war list, but I'm sure there are gaps in the pre-1945 era.

Current:
Bison
G-wagon (not sure?)
LSVW
MLVV (as a dental SEV)

Post WW2:
Iltis
M-113A1 / A2
5/4 ton (not sure what the CF or M-## was?)
Dodge M-43 (based on M-37 chassis)

WW2:
Dodge WC-54
Jeep
Ford F-30 ?
Chevy 15 cwt ?
 

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GINge! said:
Current:
Bison
G-wagon (not sure?)
LSVW
MLVV (as a dental SEV)

Bison Amb variant
LSVW
Ford F450

MLVW SEV (Dental and Medical kit) is not an amb...more like mobile DO/MO working space. I would not want to try to carry a patient in either.
 

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Post ww2: 3/4 ton SMP (Lord - that was actually on my 404s) - it's been so long, I cannot remember the nomenclature, though

Also: I saw a Dodge 350 Powerwagon in Shilo in 1978 with a soft shell on it and a red cross... Maybe someone from 3 Horse can tell me if I am dreaming, or recalling incorrectly
 

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pronto said:
Also: I saw a Dodge 350 Powerwagon in Shilo in 1978 with a soft shell on it and a red cross... Maybe someone from 3 Horse can tell me if I am dreaming, or recalling incorrectly

Are you thinking of the M-886 Power Wagon Ambs?
Check the middle photo here:
http://forums.army.ca/forums/threads/48912/post-429561.html#msg429561
 

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Old Medic: Yes, yes yes!!! I was not nuts. That is the Beastie. I even had an unfortunate ride in the back of one... (Dam* German Battleruns)

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Pronto
 

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Some jeep ambs were still around in the '80s until the Iltis ambs replaced them.
 

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White halftracks were used in wwii Motor battalions as well - international Harvester models were not widely used by Canadians. Designated M3 in the US forces. Also ued in armoured regiments as armoured ambulances
 

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Just dug up some other Amb's for those who may be interested:

WW2:

C-8 HUA

C-15 AA (I think CWM may have one on display, based on 15 cwt Chevy CMP chassis).

Kangaroo (A Sherman / Ram tank with the turret removed, used by 4 & 5 Armd Div)

Universal Carrier (aka Bren Gun Carrier)

It appears the WC-54 was not used in WW2, but we may have used US versions in Korea. Also, I believe the M3/M5 Halftrack amb was also used in Korea.
 
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