David Bruce Naval Hospital Mtarfa

Regimental Surgeons of the Malta Garrison
Cowan William

Assistant Surgeon William Cowan
? – ?

9 Nov 1797 Assistant Surgeon 56th (West Essex) Regiment of Foot.

1798 Relegated to half-pay.

27 Aug 1803 Assistant Surgeon 35th (Dorsetshire) Regiment of Foot.

Malta Aug 1803 Absent without leave but listed again with his regiment by 1 Dec 1803.

Malta 1805 At Malta with his regiment.

22 Sept 1808 Superseded being absent without leave.


  1. Entry No: 1749. William Johnston, Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army, 20 June 1727-23 June 1898. (Aberdeen, University Press, 1917).