RAMC

Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Bonello Godfrey Vincent

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106970 Surgeon–Lieutenant Godfrey Vincent Bonello MD
27 Sept 1911 [Attard Malta] – ?

Service Record — Godfrey Vincent Bonello

Malta 6 Sept 1939 Commissioned Surgeon–Lieutenant Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1 May 1940 Surgeon Lieutenant RMA. Medical officer in charge Fort Ricasoli Medical Aid Post. Had the medical care of 1st HAA Bty 8 Search Light Bty RMA and 24 Company (Fortress) Royal Engineers. The recruit's depôt of the Royal Malta Artillery was at Fort Ricasoli. All the recruits had to be medically examined and inoculated against tetanus, typhoid and para typhoid A and B.

Malta 17 May 1940 Handed over AA Gun Position San Giacomo to officer in charge ADS Tarxien.

Malta 6 Sept 1940 Promoted Surgeon–Captain Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 17 Dec 1940 ADS Zabbar opened in the orphanage; Villa Ceci in Tarxien was handed over to 2nd/Devonshire Regiment and Surgeon Lieutenant Camilleri and Bonello took up their posts there.

Malta 20 Oct 1941 Ceased to be attached to 161st (EA) Fld Amb under authority DDMS Malta Command dated 9 October 1941.

Malta 1942 Surgeon–Captain Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 18 Mar 1943 Posted from attached strength of 90 GH to attached strength of 161st (EA) Fld Amb.

Malta 15 Apr 1943 Attached for temporary duty as RMO 2nd/KOMR, in the absence in hospital of RMO 2nd/KOMR.

Malta 26 to 28 Apr 1943 On the strength of 161st (EA) Fld Amb. Attended a course of Sanitation and Hygiene run by No 57 Fld Hygiene Section.

Malta 18 May 1943 Posted from the attached strength of 161st (EA) Ind Bde Gp Fld Amb as RMO 3rd LAA Regt RMA, and 11th HAA Regt RMA.

Malta 8 July 1943 Placed back on the strength of 161st (EA) Ind Bde Gp Fld Amb on his return from 3rd LAA Regt RMA.

Malta 31 July 1943 Ceased to be attached to 161st (EA) Ind Bde Gp Fld Amb on his return from 3rd LAA Regt RMA.

Malta 1944 Surgeon–Captain Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1945 Surgeon–Captain Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1946 Surgeon–Captain Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 6 Sept 1947 Promoted Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1 Apr 1948 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1949 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1950 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1951 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1952 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1953 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1954 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1955 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1956 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1957 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1958 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1959 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1960 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1961 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1962 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 17 Oct 1963 Promoted Surgeon–Lieutenant Colonel Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1964 Surgeon–Lieutenant Colonel Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1965 Surgeon–Lieutenant Colonel Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1966 Surgeon–Lieutenant Colonel Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1967 Surgeon–Lieutenant Colonel Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1968 Surgeon–Lieutenant Colonel Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1969 Surgeon–Lieutenant Colonel Royal Malta Artillery.

Malta 1970 Surgeon–Lieutenant Colonel Royal Malta Artillery.

The Royal Malta Artillery ceased to appear in the Army List after 1970. In Aug 1970 the Parliament of Malta enacted Act No. XXVII which provided for the "Raising and maintenance of Armed Forces in Malta and to provide for matters connected therewith or ancillary thereto". Through this act of Parliament Malta established its own Armed Forces and from Thursday 1st Oct 1970, 500 officers and men of the Royal Malta Artillery ceased to form part of the British Army.

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