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Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Routh Lawrence Melville

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Major Lawrence Melville Routh
MRCS (Eng) LRCP (Lond 1909) MD (1914) DA (Eng 1935)
28 July 1883 [Hastings Sussex] – ?

Service Record — Lawrence Melville Routh

28 July 1914 Start of the Great War.

4 Aug 1914 Britain declares war on Germany.

6 Feb 1911 Special Reserve Commission Lieutenant RAMC.

13 July 1912 Published a medical paper entitled Parotitis associated with glycosuria. Br Med J (July 1912), 1364.

5 Aug 1914 Mobilised.

24 Aug 1914 Captain RAMC.

1914–1915 Served with the British Expeditionary Force France.

1915–1919 Served in India.

Specialist in Anaesthesia. Published a paper entitled Anaesthesia among British Troops in the Tropics (India), Br Med J; 2(3067): 464–465 (Publised 11 October 1919).

1 Nov 1919 Permanent Regular Army Commission Captain RAMC.

Jan–May 1920 On Trooping duties China.

Malta 29 Sept 1922 Arrived from England.

Malta 2 Jan 1923 Returned to England.

1923–1926 Served in Malaya.

5 Aug 1926 Major RAMC.

1930–1935 Served in Egypt.

18 Mar 1936 Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.

28 July 1938 Retired.

1939–1943 Lieutenant Colonel Australian Military Forces.

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