Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Ligertwood William

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Assistant Surgeon William Ligertwood MD
8 Sep 1835 [Udny Aberdeenshire] – 10 Oct 1863 [Parkhurst Isle of Wight]

Service Record — William Ligertwood

20 Apr 1859 Staff Assistant Surgeon.

18 Apr 1860 Assistant Surgeon 22nd (The Cheshire) Regiment of Foot.

Malta 21 Apr 1860 Arrived from England.

Malta 12 Jan 1861 In his confidential report the PMO Malta reported that he was an "Inexperienced in the service, wants energy in other respects, may turn out a good officer".

Malta 10 May 1861 Returned to England where he was reduced to half-pay 22nd Foot.

22 Sep 1863 Restored to full-pay as Staff Assistant Surgeon vice James Dow Sainter appointed to 94th Foot.

10 Oct 1863 Died at Parkhurst Isle of Wight. The vacancy created by his death was filled on 17 November by Surgeon Henry Lamb 50th Foot.


  • Entry No: 5868. Johnston W. Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol 1 (20 June 1727-23 June 1898), Aberdeen (1917).
  • TNA:WO 25/3944, Confidential Reports on Medical Officers (30 August 1860–6 June 1861).
  • Succession Book Vol 11. Returns of service of medical officers in the Regular Army.