David Bruce Naval Hospital Mtarfa

Regimental Surgeons of the Malta Garrison
Curtis Joseph Lindsey

Assistant Surgeon Joseph Lindsey Curtis
18 May 1840 [Co Cork] – 25 June 1877 [Almora Bengal]

Joseph Lindsey Curtis

Joseph Lindsey Curtis
(Lt Col Foster's collection of Netley photos - courtesy AMS Museum)

Beatrice Curtis

Beatrice Lillian, daughter of Joseph Lindsey Curtis and his wife Margaret
Died at Fort Ricasoli, on 5 Sept 1872 aged 1 year 12 days
(Ta' Braxia Cemetery Pieta)

1 Oct 1862 Staff Assistant Surgeon.

2 Oct 1866 Assistant Surgeon 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment.

Malta 30 Jan 1872 Arrived from England.
On duty at Fort Ricasoli.

Malta 5 Sept 1872 Death of his daughter Beatrice Lillian at Fort Ricasoli, aged 1 year and 12 days.

Malta 1873 On regimental duties.

Malta 15 June 1874 To England on duty.

Malta 26 Sept 1874 Returned to Malta.

Malta 19 Oct 1874 Left for Bengal with 1st/18th Regt.

28 Apr 1876 Surgeon-Major.

25 June 1877 Died in Bengal.


  1. Entry No: 6045. 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 Book Vol 12. Returns of service of medical officers in the Regular Army.