Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison Master Alfred Edmund
Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Edmund Master BA (1890) MA (1895) MB BC (Camb 1893) MRCS LRCP (1893) 9 Jan 1869 [Bromley Kent] – 23 July 1954 [Bristol]
Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Edmund Master was the son of Charles Gilbert Master of the Madras Civil Service and Emma Caroline Onslow, daughter of Thomas Onslow Esq. He was educated at Clifton College and matriculated in 1887. He was admitted to Cassius College Cambridge on 1 October 1887 and obtained his BA in 1890 and MB BCh in 1893. He also attended the London Hospital and passed his MRCS LRCP in 1893.
Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Edmund Master was commissioned in the Army Medical Department, later the Royal Army Medical Corps, in 1894. He served in the Tirah Expedition of 1897–1898 and in Crete in 1905. During the First World War he served in France and Macedonia commanding No 12 Stationary Hospital and No 67 General Hospital.
Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Edmund Master retired in 1921 and was subsequently in medical charge of troops at Horsfield Barracks until 1932. He died in a Bristol nursing home on 23 July 1954.
Service Record — Alfred Edmund Master
29 Jan 1894 Appointed Surgeon-Lieutenant from Surgeon on probation.
29 Jan 1897 Surgeon-Captain.
1897–1898 Served in the Tirah Campaign North West Frontier British India.
9 Oct 1897 Ordered suddenly to accompany the Queens Regiment on the Tirah Campaign against the Afridis tribesmen.