Colonel Reginald Cameron Wilmot L/RAMC took the MRCS England, and the LRCP London in 1902 and was commissioned as lieutenant in the RAMC on 31 January 1903.
During the Great War he commanded a Field Ambulance and served in France and Belgium. He was mentioned in despatches and received the British War Medal and Victory Medal. In 1919 he saw action in the Third Afghan War. In 1934 he became an Officer (Brother) of the Order of St John of Jerusalem.
Colonel Reginald Cameron Wilmot L/RAMC commanded British Military Hospital Mtarfa (Imtarfa) and later returned to Malta as DDMS Malta Command.
Service Record — Reginald Cameron Wilmot
31 Jan 1903 Appointed Lieutenant RAMC (on probation). Confirmed in rank on 4 Aug 1903.
1903 – 1904 Home Service.
1904 – 1905 Served in Madras, India.
Jan 1905 – Nov 1905 Home on sick leave.
Dec 1905 – 1909 On duty in Madras, India.
31 July 1906 Promoted Captain RAMC.
Apr 1907 Moved from Rangoon to Poona.
Nov 1907 Moved from Poona to Kirkee.
Mar 1909 – 1916 Home Service Irish Command.
Apr 1909 Moved from Kirkee to Dublin.
Oct 1910 Moved from Dublin to RAMC College Millbank.
1911 Qualified as a specialist in ophthalmology (Royal Army Medical College Course 1911).
July 1911 Moved from RAMC College to Portsmouth District.
Aug 1911 Moved from Portsmouth District to Colchester.
Dec 1911 Moved from Colchester to Warley.
Sept 1912 Moved from Colchester to Hythe.
28 July 1914 Start of the Great War.
4 Aug 1914 Britain declares war on Germany.
31 Oct 1914 Promoted Major RAMC.
9 Dec 1915 – 30 May 1917 Promoted Temp Lt Col while acting as Commanding Officer 140 Field Ambulance. Mentioned in despatches (4 Jan 1917). In July 1917, he relinquished his temporary rank of Lt Col on re-posting.
5 May 1916 – 31 May 1917 Served in France and Belgium.
1917 – 1921 Served in India. In 1919 saw action in the Third Afghan War (medal with clasp).
Malta 14 Jan 1934 DDMS Malta Command. Was Vice President of the Malta Branch of the British Medical Association with Prof E H Ferro as President and Dr J E Debono as Honorary Secretary and Treasure. Returned to England.
2 Aug 1934 Retired. In 1934, he was created an Officer (Brother) of the Order of St John.
1940 Rejoined the Service for a short period from 20 May to 24 July 1940.
2 Aug 1937 Ceased to remain on the Regular Army Reserve of Officers having attained the age limit of liability for recall.
Entry No: 308. Drew R, 1968. Commissioned Officers in the Medical Services of the British Army 1660–1960, Vol II Roll of Officers in the RAMC 1898–1960 London, Wellcome Historical Library.
RAMC/PE/3/27/Drew. Manuscript for Drew's Roll.
Succession Books Vol XXI, Returns of statement of service of RAMC Officers.