David Bruce Naval Hospital Mtarfa

Regimental Surgeons of the Malta Garrison
Dowse Richard Robert

Assistant Surgeon Dowse Richard Robert
? – 4 Feb 1859 [Mooltan]

15 Jan 1841 Assistant Surgeon 1st West India Regiment.

24 June 1842 Surgeon 16th (Bedfordshire) Regiment of Foot.

6 Oct 1843 Exchanged with Staff Assistant Surgeon Benjamin Usher Hamilton MD.

4 Apr 1851 Surgeon 13th (1st Somersetshire) (Prince Albert's Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot.

2 Dec 1853 Surgeon 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot.

Malta 5 May 1854 Arrived from Gibraltar on board the Cambria.

11 July 1856 Staff Surgeon 2nd Class.

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.

18 Jan 1859 Surgeon 70th (Surrey) Regiment of Foot.


  1. Entry No: 4615. Johnston, W. Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol 1 London: Wellcome Historical Medical Library, 1968.