David Bruce Naval Hospital Mtarfa

Staff Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Kingston Thomas

Surgeon Major Thomas Kingston MD
31 Oct 1842 – 24 Dec 1888 [Dublin]

5 Aug 1858 Assistant Surgeon.

1 Oct 1867 Staff Assistant Surgeon.

1 Mar 1873 Surgeon.

1 Oct 1879 Surgeon–Major.

25 July 1883 Reduced to half-pay.

30 May 1884 Restored to full-pay.

Malta 25 Jan 1885 Arrived from England.

27 Feb 1885 Left for Egypt and the Sudan, where he was with No 1 Field Hospital. Was present in the engagements at Hasheen, at that near Trofek on 24 March, and at the advance and destruction of Tamai.

15 Aug 1888 Granted retired pay.

24 Dec 1888 Died aged 46 years, from a diphtheritic infection of the throat.

Sources

  1. Entry No: 6387. 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. Succession Book Vol 14. Returns of service of medical officers in the Regular Army.
  3. Naval and Military Medical Services Br Med J (1889), 387 (Published 16 February 1889).
  4. Naval and Military Medical Services Br Med J (1888), 454 (Published 25 August 1888).
  5. Obituary Br Med J (1889), 48 (5 January 1889).