David Bruce Naval Hospital Mtarfa

Regimental Surgeons of the Malta Garrison
Gibson John Bushby

Surgeon John Bushby Gibson
11 Feb 1782 – 3 Aug 1849

8 Sept 1803 Hospital Assistant.

17 Sept 1803 Assistant Surgeon 20th Dragoons.

8 Mar 1805–7 Mar 1807 At Naples, Malta and Sicily.

Malta 8 Mar 1805 Arrived at Malta.
Left in Nov on Sir James Craig's Expedition to Naples.

1807 Served on the Second Egyptian Campaign.

7 Dec 1809 Surgeon Sicilian Regiment.
Transferred from 20th Regiment of Light Dragoons.

Malta 8 May 1810 Arrived at Malta.
30 Aug 1810 Left Malta.

20 Dec 1810 Surgeon 52nd (Oxfordshire Light Infantry) Regiment.

1811–14 Served in the Peninsular War.

18 June 1815 Served at Waterloo.

27 Sept 1833 Retired upon half-pay of the Hospital Staff. The vacancy in 52nd Foot was filled by Surgeon William Brown 45th Foot.

Sources

  1. Entry No: 2269. 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 25/3897, Records of Service - Officers of the Medical Department (1790–1847).