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Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Foot William

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Captain William Foot
KHP (1947) CB (1947) MC with bar (1916) MB BCh BAO LM (Rotunda Dubl 1914)
2 Dec 1889 [Dublin] – 30 Oct 1971

Service Record — William Foot

18 Aug 1914 Temporary Commission Lieutenant RAMC.

Aug 1914–1919 Deployed with the British Expeditionary Force France.

1914–1916 Regimental Medical Officer 3rd Bn Coldstream Guards.

18 Aug 1915 Captain RAMC.

1 Jan 1917 Lieutenant Permanent Regular Army Commission.

18 Feb 1918 Captain.

1919–1923 Served in India.

1919 Served in Afghanistan.

Malta 15 Jan 1926 Embarked at England.

Malta 18 Aug 1926 Promoted Major RAMC.

Malta 1927 On garrison duty. Army Hockey player. Instructed the other ranks in playing hockey.

Malta 20 Apr 1928 Home leave.

Malta 7 Aug 1928 Returned from leave.

Malta 17 Dec 1929 Returned to England.

1934–1939 Served in India.

2 Feb 1937 Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.

1939–1940 Commanding Officer 2 Armd Div Field Ambulance.

1940 Served with the BEF France.

1940–1941 ADMS HQ 8 Armd Div.

4 June 1942 Colonel L/RAMC.

1941–1943 Commandant No 1 Depot and Training Establishments RAMC.

1943–1947 Persia and Iraq and Middle East Force.

1943–1946 Director of Medical Services GHQ Persia and Iraq Force.

1946–1947 DMS GHQ Middle East Force.

5 Jan 1944 Acting Brigadier.

27 May 1946 Major General L/RAMC.

1947–1949 DDMS HQ Eastern Command.

12 May 1949 Retired.

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