David Bruce Naval Hospital Mtarfa

RAMC Officers of the Malta Garrison
Cree Edward Russell

Lieutenant Colonel Edward Russell Cree MRCS LRCP
27 May 1858 [Falmouth] – 29 Dec 1903 [Pinewood Sanatorium Wokingham Berks]

31 July 1880 Surgeon-Captain.

1885 Served in the Sudan Expedition. Present at Suakin. He saw action at Hasheen, Tofrek and Temai.

31 July 1892 Surgeon-Major.

11 Oct 1899–31 May 1902: Anglo–Boer War

1899–1902 Served in South Africa. He was present at: the relief of Ladysmith,

Was mentioned in despatches of Sir R H Buller Natal Field Force (30 Mar and 19 June 1900) (London Gazette 8 Feb 1901).

31 July 1900 Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.

Oct 1901 to 31 May 1902 Principal Medical Officer No 1 General Hospital Cape Town.

Malta 17 Dec 1902 Arrived from South Africa.

Malta 30 Oct 1903 Returned to England on sick leave.

Sources

  1. Entry No: 6782. William Johnston, Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army, 20 June 1727-23 June 1898. (Aberdeen, University Press, 1917).
  2. Succession Books Vol XVI, Returns of statement of service of RAMC Officers.
  3. Changes of Station Jan 1903. Br Med J (1903), 1; 2199: 469 (Published 21 February 1903).