David Bruce Naval Hospital Mtarfa

Staff Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Hoskin William Thomas

Surgeon William Thomas Hoskin MD (Edin 1842) MA (1844)
13 Mar 1822 – 27 Mar 1858 [Gibraltar]

1 Mar 1844 Staff Assistant Surgeon.

15 Mar 1844 Assistant Surgeon 1st, The Royal Regiment of Foot.

27 July 1849 Staff Assistant Surgeon.

6 May 1853 Staff Surgeon 2nd Class.

Malta 1 Dec 1855 Arrived from Ireland en route to the Crimea, but was placed on the strength of the Malta Garrison.

7 Dec 1855 Surgeon 31st (Huntingdonshire) Regiment of Foot vice Surgeon William Frederick Torcato Ivey.

10 Dec 1855 Left for Turkey and the Crimea.

Malta 15 June 1856 Arrived from the Crimea.

Malta 25 Apr 1857 Left Gozo for Gibraltar.

27 Mar 1858 Died at Gibraltar. The vacancy in 31st Foot was filled by Assistant Surgeon Thomas Johnston Atkinson.


  1. Entry No: 4764. Johnston W. Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol I (20 June 1727-23 June 1898), Aberdeen (1917).