Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison Warrington Thomas Gerard Anthony Leo
75592 Colonel Thomas Gerard Anthony Leo Warrington MD (Malta 1937) DTM&H (Eng 1955) MRC Path (1964) 2 June 1912 [Malta] – 1994
Colonel Thomas G A L Warrington L/RAMC qualified in Malta in 1937 and undertook higher professional training as a pathologist. He was commissioned in the Royal Army Medical Corps in May 1938. He served in Malta during the Second World War at 90 General Hospital Mtarfa and with the Middle East Force. He returned to Malta in 1950 and served at the David Bruce Military Hospital as a Specialist in Pathology.
In 1959, in his capacity as the senior Pathologist in Singapore, he gave evidence in the trial of SSgt Lucien Hicks REME, aged 39 years, who was accused of murdering his German born wife Helga, aged 31 years in their home at Alexandra Avenue on 18 September 1959, and setting the house ablaze, which so badly charred the body that it became unrecognisable. SSgt Hicks of 40 Base Workshop REME based in Singapore helped to managed the cinema near his home during his spare time and was with his 11 year old son at the Theatre the night his wife died. Exhibits from the Hicks' case were flown to London to be examined by Britain's leading pathologist Dr Francis Camps.
Colonel Thomas Gerard Anthony Leo Warrington died in 1944. He had been awarded the Africa Star, the Defence Medal and the General Service Medal with clasp Malaya.
Service Record — Thomas Gerard Anthony Leo Warrington
1 May 1938 Lieutenant RAMC on probation; confirmed in rank in August 1938.
1938–1940 Served in Sierra Leone.
1 May 1939 Promoted Captain RAMC.
Malta 30 Sept 1940 Arrived from England. Attached to General Hospital Mtarfa as a General Duties Medical Officer (GDMO).