RAMC Officers
Of the Malta Garrison
Walter Frederick
Hamilton Vaughan
1879 –1926

Captain Walter Frederick Hamilton Vaughan

MRCS (Eng 1901) LRCP (Lond 1901)

1 Mar 1879 [Brentford Middlesex] – 26 Aug 1926 [Bridgwater]

W F H Vaughan
Lt Walter Frederick Hamilton Vaughan
RAMC Aldershot April 1904

Captain Walter Frederick Hamilton Vaughan RAMC was the son of Mr W Filner Vaughan. He was educated at St Mary's Hospital, where he took the MRCS and LRCP (London) in 1901.

He was resident senior medical assistant at Marylebone Infirmary Notting Hill and a clinical assistant at Leicester Infirmary.

Dr W F Hamilton Vaughan was commissioned lieutenant in the RAMC on 30 January 1904. On 9 August 1920, he was placed on half pay due to ill health. He was awarded the 1914 Star, the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.

Captain Walter Frederick Hamilton Vaughan died at Bridgwater on 26 August 1926, aged 47 years.

Service Record

30 Jan 1904 Appointed Lieutenant RAMC (on probation). Confirmed in rank on 15 July 1904.

Jan 1905 – Nov 1909 Served in Madras, India.

30 July 1907 Promoted Captain RAMC.

1909 – 1913 Home Service.

1912 Qualified as a specialist in operative surgery Royal Army Medical College.

28 Sep 1913 Arrived from Cork Ireland (by exchange).
Specialist in Operative Surgery.

28 July 1914 Start of the Great War.
4 Aug 1914 Britain declares war on Germany.

28 Jan 1914 Home Leave.

14 Feb 1914 Returned to Malta.

5 Oct 1914 Left Malta. He was replaced at Cottonera Hospital by Captain D C L Fitzwilliams MD FRCS 1st/London Field Ambulance RAMC (T).

Nov 1914 – Dec 1918 Served with the British Expeditionary Force in France.

1 July 1915 Promoted Major RAMC.

20 Sep 1915 – 5 Jan 1917 Promoted Temp Lt Col RAMC.

Dec 1918 – Dec 1921 Home Service.

9 July 1920 Placed on half-pay on account of ill health.

9 Dec 1921 Retired due to ill health. Was granted the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

20 Dec 1922 Ceased to belong to Reserve of Officers on account of physical unfitness.

26 Aug 1926 Died at Bridgwater Somerset.

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