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Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Pickering G

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106403 Lieutenant Pickering G

Service Record — Pickering G

11 Dec 1940 Detached from 161st (EA) Fld Amb. Posted to No 11 Depôt and Training Establishment RAMC Becketts Park Leeds for trooping duties on an outward voyage "to a temperate climate and will remain at the destination".

10 Nov 1940 Promoted WS/Captain.

11 Dec 1940 Detached from to 161st (EA) Fld Amb. Posted to No 11 Depôt and Training Establishment RAMC Becketts Park Leeds for trooping duties on an outward voyage "to a temperate climate and will remain at the destination".

16 Dec 1940 Embarked for Malta with 161 (EA) Fld Amb. The convoy stopped at Gibraltar and proceeded to Malta on 6 January 1941. On 10 January, it was attacked off Malta. No 7348929 Pte K A L Simper RAMC received severe head injuries (GSW), and died the same day. He was buried at sea. The convoy split, part proceeded to Malta; part went to Piraeus.

Malta 11 Jan 1941 Disembarked at Malta with 161st (EA) Field Ambulance.

Malta 18 Apr 1941 Promoted War Substantive Captain with effect of 10 November 1940 (War Office Order No 63 issued 12 December 1940).

Malta May 1941 Officer-in charge of Advanced Dressing Station Zejtun. Transferred from ADS Zabbar.

Malta 1942 On garrison duty.

Malta 28 Apr 1943 Struck off the strength of 161st (EA) Ind Bde Gp Fld Amb and posted on to the "Z" list, having been in hospital for over 21 days.

Malta 8 May 1943 Struck off the "Z" list; reposted to the strength of 161st (EA) Ind Bde Gp Fld Amb following his discharge from hospital.

Malta 6 June 1943 Attending Senior Officers' course.

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