Assistant Surgeon John O'Brien
MD (Glas 1839)
Sep 1805 – 1 Apr 1841 [Clapham]
1 Feb 1827 Hospital Assistant.
18 Oct 1827 Assistant Surgeon 7th (Royal Fusiliers).
24 Sep 1828 Arrived from Corfu.
1829 On duty at Malta with his regiment.
1830 On duty at Malta with his regiment.
4 Apr 1831 Embarked for England on urgent private business.
30 June 1831 On leave to England.
31 Dec 1831 Returned to Malta.
1832 On duty at Malta with his regiment.
1833 On duty at Malta with his regiment.
1834 On duty at Malta with his regiment. Attended Surgeon Lea Thomas Price 5th Foot throughout his terminal illness, except for one month when he was on leave in Sicily.
25 Sep 1835 On leave in Sicily.
9 Mar 1836 Left Malta.
1 Apr 1841 Died in Clapham. The vacancy created in 7th Foot was filled by Staff Assistant Surgeon Adolphus Collings, while Gentleman John Grogan was commissioned Staff Assistant Surgeon, vice Collings.
- Entry No: 4237. Johnston W. Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol 1 (20 June 1727-23 June 1898), Aberdeen (1917).
- TNA:WO 25/3900, Statement of the Home and Foreign Service of Officers of the Medical Department (1790–1847).
- Succession Book Vol 1 (1 May 1846). Returns of service of medical officers in the Regular Army.