Medical Officers
Of the Malta Garrison
Henry William Hubbard
1856 – 1906

Surgeon Captain Henry William Hubbard

MRCS (Eng 1879) LRCP (Lond 1880)

29 Sep 1856 [India] – Feb 1906 [Grindelwald]

Surgeon Captain Henry William Hubbard was the son of the Reverend H D Hubbard. He was educated privately in Plymouth and Switzerland and qualified from St George's Hospital

Service Record

30 July 1881 Surgeon-Captain Army Medical Department.

5 Aug 1882 – 8 June 1883 Served in Egypt at the battle of Tel-el-Kebir.

4 Mar 1885 Arrived from Chatham, England.

11 Sep 1886 To England on leave.

31 Dec 1886 Returned to Malta.

1887 On garrison duty.

21 Aug 1888 Resident at Great Britain Hotel Valletta. To England on leave.

7 Dec 1888 Returned to Malta.

1889 On garrison duty.

18 Aug 1890 To England on leave.

11 Dec 1890 Returned to Malta.

5 Apr 1891 Returned to England.

30 July 1893 Surgeon-Major.

30 July 1901 Lieutenant Colonel RAMC. In charge of the Cambridge Military Hospital at the time when female nurses where placed into military hospitals. In spite of opposition the introduction of lady nurses were carried out due to Col Hubbard's acumen and tact.

30 Jan 1906 Left London for a ten day holiday at Grindelwald where he died from consolidation of the lung and heart failure in the first week of February. He was buried at Grindelwald.

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