Malta 6 Apr 1939 Arrived from England.
31 July 1940 S/Capt Mattei handed over the medical charge of ADS San Pawl Tat Targa to Captain Baxter and took over medical charge of the Married Families Hospital vice Major Parry who took over ADS San Pawl Tat targa on 1 August.
Malta 12 Nov 1940 Capt J Baxter RAMC was appointed OC Field Hygiene Section Malta and was granted the rank of unpaid Acting Major.
15 June 1940 Captain J Baxter was to prepare a requisitioned garage and coach building at San Pawl tat targa as an ADS to replace St Paul's.
12 July 1940 Captain J Baxter was Deputy SMO area west.
14 Nov 1940 Proceeded to Floriana to take over duties of OC Field Hygiene Section Malta.
27 Jan 1941 Handed over command of Field Hygiene Section to Lt D J S Armstrong RAMC.
28 Jan 1941 OC ADS San Pawl Tat Targa taken over from S/Capt S F Mattei by Major James Baxter RAMC who became officer in charge ADS San Pawl Tat Targa. S/Capt S F Mattei left for duty at Mtarfa. Reverted to rank of Captain.
Malta 1 Aug 1941 Posted from 15th Fld Amb to 90 General Hospital.
Malta Apr 1942 Applied for a transfer to a more active theatre of war.
Malta 12 Mar 1943 Left for the Middle East.