David Bruce Naval Hospital Mtarfa

Regimental Surgeons of the Malta Garrison
Cleland Alexander Brown

Surgeon Alexander Brown Cleland MD (Glasg 1838)
? – 25 Aug 1853 [Trinidad]

21 Feb 1840 Commissioned Staff Assistant Surgeon, vice Staff Assistant Surgeon Charles Lennox Grant who died at Barbados on 26 Dec 1839, after serving less than three months in the army.

14 Feb 1845 Promoted Assistant Surgeon Royal Canadian Rifle Regiment, vice Assistant Surgeon James Millar, promoted Staff Surgeon of the Second Class vice Adam Walker Murray who retired upon half-pay.

5 Apr 1850 Staff Assistant Surgeon.

15 Oct 1850 Surgeon 69th (South Lincolnshire) Regiment of Foot vice John Bathurst Thomson who died at Malta of cholera.

Malta 1851 Arrived from England.

13 Apr 1851 Left for the West Indies.


  1. Entry No: 4594. William Johnston, Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army, 20 June 1727-23 June 1898. (Aberdeen, University Press, 1917).