RAMC

Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Popham Robert Lionel

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Lieutenant Robert Lionel Popham
31 Aug 1874 [Co Sligo] – 7 Apr 1957

Service Record — Robert Lionel Popham

11 Oct 1899–31 May 1902 Anglo–Boer War.

1900 Civilian Surgeon at home.

21 June 1900 Lieutenant.

1901–1903 Served in South Africa.

Malta 12 Feb 1901 Arrived from South Africa.

1 Mar 1901 Left for South Africa.

21 June 1903 Captain.

1903–1906 Served in Halifax Nova Scotia.

21 June 1912 Major.

28 July 1914 Start of the Great War.

4 Aug 1914 Britain declares war on Germany.

1914–1915 Served in India.

Oct 1915–Nov 1915 Served in France.

Nov 1915–Dec 1915 Served in Egypt.

26 May 1918 Lieutenant Colonel.

1916–1919 Served in India.

1924–1928 Served in India.

26 Nov 1928 Arrived in England from India.

31 Aug 1929 Retired.

Bibliography

  • Entry No: 174. 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.
  • Succession Books Vol XXI, Returns of statement of service of RAMC Officers.