David Bruce Naval Hospital Mtarfa

Regimental Surgeons of the Malta Garrison
Maginn Daniel Wedgworth

Assistant Surgeon Daniel Wedgworth Maginn
? – 20 Mar 1834 [Chatham]

8 July 1809 Hospital Mate for General Service.

1809 Served at Walcheren.

1810 Present at a quarrel between a medical officer and an officer of Dragoons and as punishment was deprived of his appointment.

10 Dec 1812 Reinstated Hospital Assistant.

1813–14 Served in the Peninsular War.

25 Mar 1816 Assistant Surgeon 5th Royal Veteran Battalion.

4 July 1816 Assistant Surgeon 5th Dragoon Guards.

12 May 1825 Assistant Surgeon 37th (North Hampshire) Regiment of Foot.

25 Mar 1826 Reduced to half-pay 37th (North Hampshire) Regiment of Foot.

9 Dec 1828 Recalled from half-pay 37th Foot to fill the vacancy as Assistant Surgeon 42nd Royal Highland Regiment of Foot, vice Lorimer whose appointment did not take place.

Malta Feb 1832 Surgeon 42nd Royal Highland Regiment of Foot.
Arrived from Gibraltar with his regiment.

25 Jan–25 May 1833 On leave to the continent.

15 Feb 1833 Staff Surgeon through exchange with Assistant Staff Surgeon Jackson Adam Thomson.

Oct 1833 Was suspended from all duties by order of the Major General Commanding the garrison of Malta.

1 Dec 1833 Was placed under close arrest by order of the Major General Commanding the garrison of Malta.

28 Dec 1833 Embarked for England in a state of insanity.

20 Mar 1834 Died at the Army Lunatic Asylum at Fort Clarence Chatham.

Sources

  1. Entry No: 2982. Johnston, W. Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol. 1. London: Wellcome Historical Medical Library, 1968.
  2. London Gazette 9 December 1828.