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Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Townsend Eric Morse

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Major Eric Morse Townsend
MC (1919) LMSSA (Lond)
19 Sept 1891 [Kensington] – 14 Sept 1952 [London]

Service Record — Eric Morse Townsend

28 July 1914 Start of the Great War.

4 Aug 1914 Britain declares war on Germany.

8 Mar 1915 Temporary Commission Lieutenant RAMC.

1915–1919 Served in France.

1915–1917 RMO 11 King's Royal Rifle Corps.

8 Mar 1916 Captain RAMC.

1917–1919 RMO 20 Division Royal Engineers.

1 Apr 1919 Permanent Regular Army Commission Captain RAMC.

1920–1925 Served in India.

8 Mar 1927 Major RAMC.

Apr–Nov 1927 Served in China.

1930–1932 Served in India (invalided).

1933–1935 Served in India.

Malta 12 Jan 1939 Arrived from England.

Malta 26 May 1939 Home leave.

Malta 6 July 1939 Returned from leave.

Malta 30 Jan 1940 Returned to England.

5 Nov 1940 Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.

Apr–June 1940 Commanding Officer Field Ambulance British Expeditionary Force France.

1941–1942 Assistant Director of Medical Services HQ 42 Division.

Dec 1942–Jan 1943 Assistant Director of Medical Services HQ 3 Line of Communication.

1943–1945 Assistant Director of Medical Services British North Africa Force and Central Mediterranean Force.

12 Aug 1945 Colonel L/RAMC.

8 Feb 1944 Acting Brigadier L/RAMC.

1945—1947 Deputy Director of Medical Services Force HQ Gibraltar.

1947–1949 Assistant Director of Medical Services HQ Mid West District.

30 May 1949 Retired with rank of Honorary Brigadier.

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