Definition of 'stretcher bearer'
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There are also at least two paramedics by the pitch and stretcher bearers are on standby. The Sun (2012)The injured soldier and one of the stretcher bearers were killed and five other troops wounded. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The Germans fired at the stretcher bearers who tried to reach them. THE GUARDSMEN (2004)As two stretcher bearers tried to rescue the victim, they triggered a bomb. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In this country, they acted as coastguards, stretcher bearers and couriers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The more seriously wounded had to wait for the overworked stretcher bearers to collect them or, alternatively, crawl into a shell hole. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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