Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Crouch Harold Armstrong

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Major Harold Armstrong Crouch OBE (1930) MC (1918) MRCS (Eng) LRCP (Lond)
11 May 1890 [Enfield Middlesex] – 19 Oct 1947 [London]

Service Record — Harold Armstrong Crouch

15 Oct 1914 Special Reserve Lieutenant RAMC.

24 Oct 1914 Mobilised.

24 Apr 1915 Captain RAMC.

1915–1916 Served at Gallipoli.

Malta 2 Jan 1916 Arrived from Gallipoli.

Malta 25 May 1916 Left for Egypt.

1916–1919 Served at East Africa.

Mar–May 1919 Served in South Africa.

1 Apr 1919 Permanent Regular Army Commission Captain RAMC.

9 Mar 1921 Reduced to half-pay.

4 Jan 1922 Restored to full-pay.

16 Apr 1922 Retired but rejoined 18 Nov 1940.

Nov 1937 The King granted Dr Harold Armstrong Crouch, OBE, MC, authority to wear the Order of the Nile, Insignia of the Third Class, conferred upon him by the King of Egypt in recognition of valuable services rendered by him.

1940–1944 Served with the Middle East Force in the Sudan.

18 Feb 1941 Temporary Major RAMC.

1944–1946 Seconded to the Kenya Government.

26 Apr 1946 Retired.

19 Oct 1947 Died at the Private Wing, University College Hospital, London .


  • Entry No: 1100. Drew R. 1968. Commissioned Offices in the Medical Services of the British Army 1690–1960. Vol. II. Roll of Officers in the Royal Army Medical Corps 1898–1960, London: Wellcome Historical Medical Library.
  • Succession Books Vol XXV, Returns of statement of service of RAMC Officers.