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Assistant Surgeon Oliver Dease
? – July 1821 [Dublin]

Service Record — Oliver Dease

17 Aug 1809 Assistant Surgeon 3rd Garrison Battalion.

Malta May 1813 Plague service at Malta.
Absent on duty with detachment.

Malta 1814 Assistant Surgeon 3rd Garrison Battalion.

Malta 1815 Assistant Surgeon 3rd Garrison Battalion.

Malta Mar 1816 Accompanied invalids to England.

Malta 25 June 1816 Retired to half-pay.
Appointed surgeon to the Dublin Westmoreland Lock Hospital.

July 1821 Died at Dublin leaving a widow and five children. His widow received an annual sum of £40 from the McGrigor's Benevolent fund for widows of medical officers established in 1816. On her demise in 1826, the children were supported by another of McGrigor's charitable fund for orphans of medical officers established in 1820. The Orphan's trustees provided £15 to £25 per annum for ten years for their education.1

Bibliography

  • Entry No: 3012. Johnston W. Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol 1 (20 June 1727-23 June 1898), Aberdeen (1917).
  • 1Ackroyd M, Brockliss L, Moss M, Retford K, Stevenson J.Advancing with the Army. Medicine, the Professions, and Social Mobility in the British Isles, 1790-1850 2006 Oxford p 54.