David Bruce Naval Hospital Mtarfa

Regimental Surgeons of the Malta Garrison
Davies John

Surgeon John Davies
28 Aug 1817 – 11 July 1868 [Cheltenham]

22 Nov 1839 Commissioned Staff Assistant Surgeon, vice Staff Assistant Surgeon Henry Downes, who was promoted Assistant Surgeon Rifle Brigade.

27 Oct 1848 Staff Surgeon 2nd Class.

24 Nov 1848 Surgeon 49th (Hertfordshire-The Prince of Wales's) Regiment.

Malta 2 Apr 1853 Arrived from Corfu.

Malta 20 June 1853 Returned to England on leave for the recovery of his health.

Malta 18 Feb 1854 Returned from leave in England.

Malta 11 Apr 1854 Left for Turkey. Served in the Crimean War.

Malta 1856 On duty as Surgeon 49th Foot.

8 Jan 1856 Staff Surgeon 1st Class.

15 Sept 1856 Reduced to half-pay after completing 2 yrs 9 mths duty with the service companies.

2 Mar 1858 Awarded by the Sultan the Imperial Order of the Medjidie (5th Class) for his distinguished services before the enemy during the war against Russia.

12 Apr 1858 Restored to full-pay as Staff Surgeon 1st Class and attached to 23rd Foot.

20 Apr 1860 Retired.

Sources

  1. Entry No: 4586. 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 25/3902, (1790–1847); Records of Service - Officers of the Medical Department.