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Regimental Surgeons of the Malta Garrison
No 80 Lockwood Augustus Purefoy

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No 80 Surgeon Augustus Purefoy Lockwood MRCS (Eng 1840)
1 Sept 1819 – 20 July 1868

Surgeon Augustus Purefoy Lockwood served in the Eastern Campaign of 1854–1855 with the 7th Fusiliers. He was in the action on the Bulganac and MacKenzie's Farm, the Battles of Alma, Inkerman, Balaklava and the siege of Sebastopol. He received the Crimea Medal with three clasps and the Imperial Order of the Légion d'honneur (Knight 5th Class). He also served in the suppression of the Indian Mutiny, 1857–1858, with the 8th Hussars.

Among his publications was: Case of popliteal aneurysm successfully treated by compression. Edin Med J. Nov 1864.
Surgeon Augustus Purefoy Lockwood died in July 1868, aged 49 years.

Service Record — Augustus Purefoy Lockwood

17 Sept 1841 Staff Assistant Surgeon.

5 Oct 1841 Assistant Surgeon 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot.

21 Sept 1852 Promoted Staff Surgeon of the 2nd Class.

1852 Served in Hong Kong.

1853 In Hong Kong and Chatham.

6 Jan 1854 Surgeon 7th (Royal Fusiliers).

Malta 17 Apr 1854 Arrived at Malta.

1854 Left for Turkey.

11 May 1855 Surgeon 8th Light Dragoons.

Apr 1857 Awarded the Imperial Order of the Legion of Honour (Knight 5th Class) by the Emperor of the French for his services in the War against Russia.

31 Aug 1858 Exchanged with Surgeon Jenkin Homfray Llewelyn 2nd Dragoons.

Served in the suppression of the Indian Mutiny.

17 Sept 1861 Surgeon Major 2nd Dragoons.

4 Apr 1865 Retired.

References

  1. Drew R., 1968. Entry No: 4666. Medical Officers in the British Army 1660 – 1960. Volume 1: 1660 – 1898. London: Wellcome Historical Medical Library.
  2. RAMC/PE/3/27/Drew. Manuscript for Drew's Roll.