Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison Jennings Richard
Lieutenant Colonel Richard Jennings
KHS (1911) MD MCh (Ire 1878) 2 Jan 1856 – 30 Apr 1935 [Southsea]
Colonel R Jennings entered the Army Medical Department as a surgeon on 5 February 1881. He became Colonel on 31 December 1908.
He served in the South African War (1900–1902), and took part in Operations in Cape Colony, south of Orange River (from February 1900) and Operations in the Transvaal (30 November 1900 to March 1902). He was mentioned in despatches (London Gazette 16 April 1901, and 29 July 1902.)
Colonel R Jennings received the Queen's medal with three clasps and the King's medal with two clasps. He was appointed Honorary Surgeon to the King on 1 April 1911.
Service Record — Richard Jennings
5 Feb 1881 Surgeon-Captain.
Mar 1882 Posted to Madras from Edinburgh.
5 Feb 1893 Promoted Surgeon-Major Army Medical Staff.
1900–1902 Served in South Africa. Took part in operations in Cape Colony and the Transvaal, and was mentioned in despatches.