Massachusetts Physicians in the War

1919 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
offered their services to the Government in this time of need, 30.9 per cent, were accepted. If we deduct the 132 names of those wiio were offered commissions in the medical corps but were not called to servicej 1,568 men actually served, or 28.7 per cent, of all in the State. It is to be borne in mind that the entire personnel of physicians in the State includes the women, the disabled for active duty, the retired from practice, and those too old for military service. Of those in the printed
more » ... st 19 died while in the service. The list does not include those physicians who labored on the draft
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