Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Gavourin Brian Alan

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Lieutenant Colonel Brian Alan Gavourin MRCS (Eng) LRCP (Lond 1947)
MB BS (Lond 1948) MRCOG (1955) FRCS (Glas 1963)

16 Nov 1923 [London] – ?

Service Record — Brian Alan Gavourin

29 Feb 1948 Emergency Commission Lieutenant RAMC.

1948–1949 Served in East Africa.

1 Mar 1949 Captain RAMC.

7 Jan 1950 Released.

Oct 1953 Appointed registrar in obstetrics and gynaecology at May Day Hospital Croydon.

1 May 1955 Permanent Regular Army Commission Lieutenant RAMC.

1955 Senior Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Served at the Louise Margaret Maternity Hospital Aldershot.

1955–1958 Served at BMH Hostert (British Army of the Rhine).

22 Aug 1956 Major RAMC.

1958–1959 Served at BMH Bowen Road Hong Kong (Far East Land Force).

1959–1960 Served at BMH Singapore (Far East Land Force).

1961–1962 Served at the Military Families Hospital Woolwich.

1 Apr 1962 Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.

1964 Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Malta 1964 Served at the Royal Naval Hospital Mtarfa.

Malta 1965 Served at the Royal Naval Hospital Mtarfa. Arranged with Prof Arthur P Camilleri FRCOG, Prof of Obstetrics at the medical school of the Royal University of Malta, for medical students to have regular tuitions and visits at the military maternity unit.

Malta 1966 Served at the Royal Naval Hospital Mtarfa.

1966 Served at the British Military Families Iserlohn.

1971 Promoted Colonel L/RAMC.


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  • Medical News, Br Med J (1953), 2 (4840): 839 (Published 10 October 1953).
  • Savona-Ventura C., 2009. The history of midwifery education in the Maltese Islands Department of Obstetrics-Gynaecology, San Gwan Malta, 35.