RAMC Officers
Of the Malta Garrison
William Lawrence
Steele
1878 – 1958

Lieutenant Colonel William Lawrence Steele

CMG LRCP MRCS (Eng)

5 May 1878 [Plymouth Devon] – 14 Dec 1958

Service Record

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

29 Nov 1900 Lieutenant.

1901–1903 Served in South Africa.

29 Nov 1903 Captain.

1903–1909 Served in India.

1910 Specialist in Operative Surgery.

4 June 1911 At Tidworth, Wiltshire, birth of a daughter.

29 May 1912 Promoted Major.

23 Aug 1914 At Tidworth, Wiltshire, birth of a son.

28 July 1914 Start of the Great War.

4 Aug 1914 Britain declares war on Germany.

1914–1919 Served with the British Expeditionary Force in France.

1914–1918 Commanded a Staty Hospital and a General Hospital.

31 Jan 1918 Lieutenant Colonel.

18 Mar 1919 Appointed Assistant Director Medical Services Malta Command to DMS McLoughlin George Somers L/RAMC.

7 May 1919 Arrived from England.

1920 Assistant Director Medical Services Malta Command.

1921 On duty at Malta.

7 July 1922 Home leave.

16 Sep 1922 Returned to Malta.

22 July 1923 Returned to England.

1928–1930 Served in India (invalided).

13 Oct 1929 Colonel L/RAMC.

21 May 1932 Retired due to ill health.

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