Service Record — Kenneth Comyn
31 July 1909 Appointed Lieutenant RAMC on probation. Confirmed in rank in February 1910. Posted to Woolwich.
May 1911 Passed the Examination for Promotion of Majors of the Royal Army
Medical Corps in Technical Subjects, Part I, Appendix XIV, King's Regulations.
Nov 1911 Change of Station from Woolwich to Dover.
May 1912 Change of Station from Shorncliffe to Eastbourne.
July 1912 Change of Station from Eastbourne to Brighton.
Aug 1912 Change of Station from Brighton to Shorncliffe.
31 Jan 1913 Promoted Captain RAMC.
Mar 1913 Change of Station from Shorncliffe to Gibraltar.
1913–1914 Served in Gibraltar.
5 Oct 1914–5 Nov 1914 Served with the British Expeditionary Force in Belgium.
Was wounded in action and invalided.
1916 Served in India, Afghanistan, and the North West Frontier.
16 Aug 1917–30 Sept 1917 Served in British, German and Portuguese East Africa, Nyasaland and Northern Rhodesia.
15 Jan 1918–23 Feb 1918 Served in British, German and Portuguese East Africa, Nyasaland and Northern Rhodesia.
6 May 1919–11 Aug 1919 Acting Lieutenant Colonel whilst in command of 12 Combined Field Ambulance.
31 July 1921 Promoted Major RAMC.
May 1922–June 1924 Deputy Assistant Director of Hygiene Portsmouth.
1924–1926 Served in Egypt.
1929–1930 Served in India.
1931–1933 Deputy Assistant Director of Hygiene (DADH) HQ Salisbury Plain and South Midland Areas.
Malta 12 May 1933 Arrived from England.
Malta 21 Mar 1934 Left for England.
1 May 1934 Promoted Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.
1936–1939 Served in India.
28 Mar 1936–9 Oct 1936 Deputy Assistant Director of Hygiene HQ Lahore District.
10 Oct 1936–18 Oct 1937 Assistant Director of Hygiene and Pathology India.
Nov 1936 Appointed officiating Assistant Director of Hygiene and Pathology, Eastern Command Headquarters, India, in place of Lt Col James Joseph Dillon Roche, who vacated his appointment.
9 Nov 1937 Promoted Colonel L/RAMC.
Dec 1937 Lt Col K Comyn vacated his appointment as Assistant Director of Hygiene and Pathology in India.
1937–1939 Commanding Officer BMH Meerut. On six weeks short leave in England in April–May 1939. Returned on duty in Meerut, India on 13 May 1939, travelling by rail to Paris and Rome and thence by Imperial Airways to Karachi.
1939–1940 Served with the British Expeditionary Force France as Commanding Officer 6 General Hospital.
Mar-June 1940 Deputy Director of Medical Services Lines of Communications South District.
1940–1941 Assistant Director of Medical Services HQ Portsmouth District.
1941–1942 Commanding Officer Mostyn Hall Military Hospital, Chester.
Nov 1941 Colonel K Comyn retired on retired pay but remained employed.
1942 Assistant Director of Medical Services HQ North Wales District.
1942–1943 Commanding Officer Military Hospital Chester.
Dec 1944 Reverted to retired pay on ceasing to be employed on account of disability.