David Bruce Naval Hospital Mtarfa

Staff Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Bardin Michael

Assistant Surgeon Michael Bardin
20 Feb 1805 – 26 Jan 1844 [Dublin]

24 Nov 1825 Hospital Assistant.

Malta 24 Nov 1825 Arrived in medical charge of a detachment from 2nd/Rifle Brigade.

Malta 2 Aug 1826 Left for Corfu.

3 Aug 1826 Assistant Surgeon 28th (North Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot.

4 Aug 1826–21 Oct 1829 Served at Corfu.

22 Oct 1829 Assistant Surgeon 53rd (Shropshire) Regiment of Foot.

Malta 15 Mar 1834 Arrived from Gibraltar.
The 53rd Regiment arrived in Malta in Apr 1834.

Malta 25 May 1835 Assistant Surgeon 53rd Foot. On 31 December 1835, Regimental Surgeon Charles McLean expressed his satisfaction at the way his senior assistant surgeon had performed his professional duties.

Malta 11 July 1836 Left for the Ionian Islands.

29 Dec 1840 Promoted Surgeon 98th Regiment vice Surgeon Thomas Bourchier who retired to half-pay.


  1. Entry No: 4111. Johnston W. Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol 1 (20 June 1727-23 June 1898), Aberdeen (1917).
  2. TNA:WO 25/3900, (1759–1812); Statement of the Home and Foreign Service of Officers of the Medical Department.
  3. Succession Book Vol 1 (1 May 1846). Returns of service of medical officers in the Regular Army.