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Med a male hospital attendant

Orderly

 

(in Russian, vestovoi), a soldier in the Russian Army assigned to carry out the official errands of an officer, establish liaison, take care of an officer’s horse, escort an officer on his travels, and so forth. In the Soviet armed forces they are also called ordinartsy and were put at the disposal of combat command personnel only in combat situations during the period of the Great Patriotic War (1941-45).


Orderly

 

an individual on daily detail in a military unit. A soldier is appointed as orderly for the protection of the weapons, ammunition, and equipment of a subunit, for the maintenance of internal order and cleanliness on the premises, and for the implementation of the daily schedule. The orderly is subordinate to the subunit’s officer or enlisted man on duty and is armed with a bayonet (army knife) in a scabbard for the performance of his duties. In a military unit company (battery) orderlies are usually appointed, as well as orderlies for a medical center and a combat or transport vehicle park. The duties of the orderly are defined by the Interior Service Regulations of the armed forces of the USSR.


Orderly

 

a serviceman (private, noncommissioned officer, or officer) assigned to a military staff, commander, or important person for the fulfillment of assignments, especially for communications and the transmission of orders. In the Soviet armed forces orderlies (soldiers) were detached to commanders during the Great Patriotic War (1941–45).

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