31 Mar 1864 Staff Assistant Surgeon.
12 Oct 1867 Assistant Surgeon 19th (Princess of Wales's Own) Hussars.
18 May 1870 Staff Assistant Surgeon vice Ashton Gough who moved to 56th Regiment.
28 Oct 1871 Assistant Surgeon 31st (Huntingdonshire) Regiment of Foot.
15 Mar 1872 Left for Gibraltar.
Mar 1873 Promoted Surgeon.
28 Apr 1876 Surgeon–Major.
1881 Served in the Boer War, as Senior Medical Officer with the Natal Field Force, and was present in the engagement at Lang's Nek. Was highly commended by the Director General and by Sir Evelyn Wood VC, "for assiduity and care towards the wounded" during the First Anglo Boer War (16 Dec 1880–23 Mar 1881).
17 Apr 1889 Granted retired pay.