RAMC Officers
Of the Malta Garrison
William Leyland
Sanders
1922 – 1997

Major William Leyland Sanders

MB ChB (Liver 1944) MRCP (Lond 1950) DTMH (Eng 1955) MD (Liver 1955)

26 Sep 1922 [Hightown Lancs] – 1997

Service Record

Mtarfa Military Hospital
Mtarfa Military Hospital. The foundation stone was laid on 6 January 1915 by General Sir Leslie Rundle Governor and Commander-in-Chief Malta. It opened on 29 June 1920 with accommodation for six officers and 190 other ranks, but in 1927 had beds equipped for only six officers and 119 men.

7 July 1945 Emergency Commission Lieutenant RAMC.

1945–1948 Served in East Africa.

27 July 1948 Short Service Commission Captain RAMC.

1950–1951 Served with the British Army of the Rhine.

1950 Graded Physician.

12 Mar 1952 Permanent Regular Army Commission Captain RAMC.

1951–1954 Served in West Africa.

7 July 1953 Major RAMC.

1956 Officer Commanding Medical Division Military Hospital Colchester.

1956 Officer Commanding Medical Division David Bruce Military Hospital Mtarfa.

1957 Officer Commanding Medical Division David Bruce Military Hospital Mtarfa.

1958 Officer Commanding Medical Division David Bruce Military Hospital Mtarfa.

1959 Officer Commanding Medical Division David Bruce Military Hospital Mtarfa.

1960 Officer Commanding Medical Division David Bruce Military Hospital Mtarfa.

1960–1963 Commanding Officer Military Hospital Catterick.

18 Mar 1961 Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.

7 June 1963 Retired.

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