Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Bampfield William

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Surgeon William Bampfield
? – 16 Apr 1845 [Armagh]

Service Record — William Bampfield

26 Dec 1804 Hospital Mate.

16 Mar 1805–12 Jan 1808 Served at Malta, Naples, and Sicily.

28 Jan 1808 Assistant Surgeon 58th (Rutlandshire) Regiment of Foot.
Served in the Peninsular War.

21 Jan 1813 Regimental Surgeon for a particular service in the Mediterranean.

13 May 1813 Surgeon 81st Regiment of Foot.

9 May 1816 Surgeon 31st (Huntingdonshire) Regiment of Foot.

Malta 27 Oct 1816 Arrived from England.

Malta 1817 Surgeon 31st Foot.

Malta 27 July 1818 Left for Ireland.

1 Apr 1824 Surgeon De Meuron Regiment.

22 July 1824 Surgeon 32nd (Cornwall) Regiment of Foot.

26 Nov 1829 Birth of a daughter at Richmond Barracks Dublin.

16 Apr 1845 Died at Armagh. His widow and two sons, aged 15 years and 13 years, were supported by financial contributions from the Army Medical Officers Benevolent Fund.

The vacancy in 32nd Foot was filled by Assistant Surgeon Charles Scott 36th Regiment on 9 May 1845. The vacancy in 36th was in turn occupied by Gentleman William Mills Dowding.


  • Entry No: 2815. Johnston W. Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol 1, (20 June 1727-23 June 1898), Aberdeen (1917).
  • TNA:WO 25/3898, Records of Service – Officers of the Medical Department (1790–1847).
  • United Service Journal and Naval and Military Magazine Vol XIII dated 1 January 1830.