Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison Johnson Valentine Goode
Major Valentine Goode Johnson LRCP (Lond 1912) MRCS (Eng) 14 Feb 1879 – ?
Major Valentine Goode Johnson was commissioned Lieutenant in the Royal Army Medical Corps on 30 January 1906. He was one of forty successful candidates who set the competitive examination held in London for commissions in the Royal Army Medical Corps for which seventy four candidates entered. Major V G Johnson came 18th with 513 marks; the highest score was 595 marks of Dr Charles Milligan Drew; the lowest was 475 marks of Dr Philip Smyly Stewart.
Major Valentine Goode Johnson served in India on the North West Frontier and with the British Expeditionary Force in France and Belgium from where he was invalided. He retired in 1920 on account of ill health.
Service Record — Valentine Goode Johnson
30 Jan 1906 Appointed Lieutenant RAMC on probation. Was seconded up to 30 June 1906 and posted to Malta. On 1 July 1906 he was confirmed Lieutenant from the Seconded List.
April 1908 Change of Station from Woolwich to Rawalpindi. Served in India until 1912.
May 1908 Change of Station from Rawalpindi to Nowshera.
Dec 1908 Change of Station from Nowshera to Peshawar.
30 July 1909 Promoted Captain RAMC.
30 Oct 1909 At Essex Church, the Mall Kensington, by the Rev Frank K Freeston and the Rev W Copeland Bowie, Captain Valentine Goode Johnson RAMC of Peshawar India, married Dorothy Jacqueline, youngest daughter of Percy Preston, of 9 Randolph Road, Maida Hill, W. and Cotswold, Wickford, Essex.
Jan 1910 Change of Station from Peshawar to Nowshera.
Oct 1910 Change of Station from Nowshera to Peshawar.
1914–1915 Served with the British Expeditionary Force in France and Belgium (invalided).
30 Jan 1918 Promoted Major RAMC.
2 Mar 1920 Placed on half-pay due to ill health.
14 May 1924 Retired from the half-pay list to retired pay on account of ill health.
Entry No: 494. Drew R. 1968. Commissioned Officers 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.
Distribution of RAMC Officers. Corps News Vol IV June 1905 No 6.