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Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Kidd Gerald Patrick

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Major Gerald Patrick Kidd
CBE (1945) MC (1918) MRCS (Eng) LRCP (Lond 1914)
16 Apr 1890 [Bromsgrove Worcestershire] – 15 June 1974 [Durban South Africa]

Service Record — Gerald Patrick Kidd

28 July 1914 Start of the Great War.

4 Aug 1914 Britain declares war on Germany.

24 Sept 1914 Special Reserve Commission Lieutenant RAMC.

6 Oct 1914 Mobilised.

6 Apr 1915 Captain RAMC.

1915–1919 Served in France.

1 June 1918 Permanent Regular Army Commission Captain RAMC.

1919–1923 Served in India.

1919 Served in Afghanistan.

Feb 1927–Oct 1927 Served in Shanghai.

24 Sept 1926 Major RAMC.

Malta 14 Apr 1934 Arrived from England.

Malta 1935 On garrison duty.

Malta 19 July 1936 Home leave.

Malta 12 Oct 1936 Returned from leave.

Malta 1937 On garrison duty.

Malta 20 Mar 1938 Returned to England.

26 May 1938 Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.

1938–1939 Assistant Director of Medical Services HQ Southern Command.

1939–1940 HQ 1 Lines of Communications British Expeditionary Force France.

May 1940–July 1940 Commanding Officer 13 General Hospital.

July 1940–Oct 1940 Commanding Officer 7 Casualty Clearing Station.

Oct 1940–Dec 1940 Commanding Officer 2 Light Field Ambulance.

1941–1942 Middle East Force.

Apr 1942–June 1942 ADMS HQ 10 Indian Division.

1942–1943 POW North Africa and Italy.

5 Nov 1944 Colonel L/RAMC.

1945–1946 Temporary Brigadier L/RAMC.

1940–1942 ADMS HQ 1 Armd Div.

Jan 1944–May 1944 Commanding Officer Royal Victoria Hospital Westbury.

1944–1946 Served at North Africa and Italy.

5 Nov 1944 Colonel L/RAMC.

1944 Assistant Director of Medical Services HQ 51 Sub District.

1944–1945 ADMS HQ 52 Area.

14 Mar 1945 Acting Brigadier L/RAMC.

1945 Deputy Director of Medical Services HQ 2 District.

1945–1946 DDMS Allied Force HQ.

1946–1947 DDMS HQ South Western District.

15 Jan 1948 Retired and settled at Nakuru, Kenya, before moving to Durban, South Africa.

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