David Bruce Naval Hospital Mtarfa

Regimental Surgeons of the Malta Garrison
Dwyer Joseph Hamilton

Surgeon Joseph Hamilton Dwyer BA (Dubl)
19 Jan 1820 [Dublin] – 10 July 1857 [Malta]

Joseph Hamilton Dwyer

Joseph Hamilton Dwyer
Died 10 July 1857 aged 37 yrs
(Msida Bastion Cemetery)

14 Nov 1845 Assistant Surgeon 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment of Foot.

3 Nov 1854 Surgeon 34th (Cumberland) Regiment of Foot.

5 June 1857 Surgeon 14th (Buckinghamshire) Regiment of Foot.

Malta 10 July 1857 Died at Malta on board the Colombo following his passage from Southampton.

13 July 1857 Buried at Msida Bastion Cemetery Floriana by the Reverend Henry Hare Chaplain to the Forces.


  1. Entry No: 4828. 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 156/113. Register of burials September 1853 to June 1862.