3 Mar 1837 Staff Assistant Surgeon.
13 July 1838 Assistant Surgeon 94th Regiment of Foot.
22 Apr 1842 Appointed Assistant Surgeon 65th (2nd Yorkshire, North Riding) Regiment of Foot, vice Assistant Surgeon John Edward Nicoll, who died at Plymouth on 1 April 1842. The vacancy in 94th Foot was filled by Assistant Surgeon Edward Menzies 20th Foot. On 29 April 1842, Gentleman Edward Howard was commissioned Assistant Surgeon 20th Foot vice Menzies.
12 June 1846 Promoted Surgeon 88th (Connaught Rangers) Regiment, vice Surgeon Abraham James Nisbet Connel, who retired upon half-pay. The subsequent vacancy in 97th Foot was filled by Gentleman Charles Vidler Cay, who was commissioned assistant surgeon.
Malta 27 Aug 1846 Arrived with his regiment.
Malta 13 Jan 1847 Left for the West Indies.
8 Dec 1854 Promoted Staff Surgeon of the First Class vice Staff Surgeon Robert Lawson promoted Deputy Inspector General of Hospitals.
Malta 14 Apr 1854 Arrived at Malta.
1854 Left for Turkey and the Crimea.
18 Oct 1856 Released on half-pay.
18 Sept 1857 Returned to full-pay.
2 Mar 1858 Awarded by the Sultan the Imperial Order of the Medjidie (5th Class) for his distinguished services before the enemy during the war against Russia.
12 Sept 1865 Retired with the honorary rank of Deputy Inspector General.