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Donaldson John

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Surgeon Captain John Donaldson
31 Dec 1859 – 2 Oct 1943

Service Record — John Donaldson

28 July 1886 Surgeon-Captain.

1888–1889 Served with the third Burmese Expedition.

On 14 Nov 1885 British troops invaded Burma to safeguard their teak monopolies in Lower Burma. On 1 Jan 1886, they annexed Burma, but resistance to British rule continued till 1889.

Malta 3 Oct 1896 Arrived from Woolwich England.

Malta 1897 On duty at Cottonera Hospital.
Resident at The Great Britain Hotel Valletta.

Malta 1898 On garrison duty.

Malta 28 July 1898 Major.

Malta 4 Mar 1899 Embarked for Madras.

1902 Served in South Africa.

28 July 1906 Lieutenant Colonel.

31 Dec 1914 Retired.

Bibliography

  • Entry No: 7191. Johnston W. Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol 1 (20 June 1727-23 June 1898). Aberdeen (1917).
  • Malta Army and Navy directory at the Malta Chronicle office Jan 1897.
  • Hart H.G., 1899. The New Annual Army List for 1899 corrected to 31 Dec 1898. London.
  • Changes of Station April 1899. Br Med J (1899), 1; 2003: 1256 (Published 20 May 1899).
  • Changes of Station September 1896. Br Med J (1896), 2; 1868: 1172 (Published 17 October 1896).