In my ambulance there are two leg-cases with most theatrical bandages, and one case of trench-fever.
We're immensely merry—all except the trench-fever case who has conceived an immense sorrow for himself.
There were also many victims of the prevailing epidemics of trench-fever and rabid influenza.
trench fever n.
An acute infectious disease characterized by chills and fever, caused by the microorganism Rickettsia quintana, and transmitted by the louse Pediculus humanus.