RAMC Officers
Of the Malta Garrison
James Havelock
Alexander Rhodes
1858 – 1928

Lieutenant Colonel James Havelock Alexander Rhodes

MRCS, LSA (1880)

14 Jan 1858 – 10 Apr 1928 [Pontac Jersey]

Service Record

Cottonera Hospital
Cottonera Hospital was built in 1873 near Zabbar Gate, and contained 4 infirmaries of 32 beds. It was the main hospital and HQ of the RAMC in Malta until 1920, when Mtarfa Military Hospital opened.

5 Feb 1881 Surgeon-Captain.

5 Feb 1893 Surgeon-Major.

5 Feb 1901 Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.

18 June 1904 Arrived from Birmingham England.

June 1905 Officer in charge Military Hospital Valletta.

31 Aug 1905 In England on home leave.

13 Nov 1905 Returned from home leave.

Jan 1906 Officer in charge Military Hospital Valletta.
May 1906 Officer in charge Military Hospital Cottonera.

Jan 1907 Officer in charge Military Hospital Cottonera.

July 1907 On leave.

1908 Officer in charge Military Hospital Cottonera.

11 Feb 1909 Left Malta for Tralee Co. Kerry, Irish Command.

19 Apr 1911 Retired.

28 July 1914 Start of the Great War.

4 Aug 1914 Britain declares war on Germany.

14 Apr 1915 Recalled for service during the Great War.

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