David Bruce Naval Hospital Mtarfa

RAMC officers of the Malta Garrison
Nicholson James Edward

Major James Edward Nicholson
21 Jan 1857 [Highbury] – 22 June 1943

6 Mar 1880 Surgeon.

May 1889 At the examination of officers in foreign languages, passed in Spanish, and qualified to be an interpreter in French.

6 Mar 1892 Surgeon-Major.

Malta 18 Mar 1898 Arrived from Bengal by exchange with Surgeon Captain Henry Davis Rowan.

24 May 1898 Returned to England.

20 July 1898 Retired with gratuity.

1899–1901 Served in South Africa.

19 Jan 1900 Re-employed as an Army Reserve Officer.

4 Sept 1901 Lieutenant Colonel.

26 Nov 1902 Retired.

2 Oct 1914 Re-employed during the Great War.

Sources

  1. Entry No: 6731. Johnston W. Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol 1 (20 June 1727-23 June 1898), Aberdeen (1917).
  2. Succession Book Vol 16. Returns of service of medical officers in the Regular Army.
  3. Naval and Military Medical Services Br Med J (1889), 1146 (Published 18 May 1889).