Surgeon Edward Cleaver Maxwell was the son of J Goodman Maxwell Esq of Oakhampton, Devon. He married Georgiana Anne, eldest daughter of Captain Gabriel Johnston RN of Ford Park Plymouth at St Pauls Anglican Cathedral Valletta Malta on 4 November 1874.
1 Oct 1868 Commissioned Staff Assistant Surgeon.
1869 Moved from Gomer, Gosport to Gibraltar.
1870 On duty in Gibraltar.
7 May 1870 Appointed Assistant Surgeon 1st/13th (1st Somersetshire) (Prince Albert's Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot vice Assistant Surgeon James Watson.
Malta 22 Feb 1872 Arrived from Gibraltar to the Staff Malta.
Malta 4 May 1873 Left for England.
6 Dec 1873 Returned to Malta.
4 Nov 1874 Married Georgiana Ann Johnston, 21 years the daughter of Capt Gabriel and Mrs Georgina Johnston RN.
Malta 2 Dec 1874 Left for the Cape.
3 Dec 1876 Retired upon temporary half-pay.
- Entry No: 6458. Johnston W. Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol 1 (20 June 1727-23 June 1898), Aberdeen (1917).
- RAMC/PE/3/27/Drew. Manuscript for Drew's Roll.
- Succession Book Vol 14. Returns of service of medical officers in the Regular Army.