Regimental Surgeons of the Malta Garrison
Lamont James

search maltaramc

Assistant Surgeon James Lamont MD (Ed 1852)
18 Mar 1831 [Port Macquarie New South Wales] – 5 Jan 1855 [Crimea]

Assistant Surgeon James Lamont was the son of Assistant Commissary General Lamont. He qualified in Edinburgh in 1852 and entered the Army Medical Department soon after.

Service Record — James Lamont

Crimea memorial
Memorial to those of the 41st who were killed in action or died of wounds or disease in the Crimea 1854–56 (Llandaff Cathedral)

23 Dec 1852 Acting Assistant Surgeon.

7 Jan 1853 Appointed Assistant Surgeon 41st (The Welsh) Regiment of Foot, vice Assistant Surgeon David Stewart who became surgeon 3rd Foot.

Malta Mar 1853 Arrived at Malta.

Malta 10 Apr 1854 Left on board the transport Himalaya for Turkey.

5 Jan 1855 Died of slow fever at Inkerman, Crimea.


  1. Entry No: 5125. Johnston, W. Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol 1 London: Wellcome Historical Medical Library, 1968.