David Bruce Naval Hospital Mtarfa

Regimental Surgeons of the Malta Garrison
O'Brien John

Assistant Surgeon John O'Brien MD (Glas 1839)
Sept 1805 – 1 Apr 1841 [Clapham]

1 Feb 1827 Hospital Assistant.

18 Oct 1827 Assistant Surgeon 7th (Royal Fusiliers).

Malta 24 Sept 1828 Arrived from Corfu.

Malta 1829 On duty at Malta with his regiment.

Malta 1830 On duty at Malta with his regiment.

Malta 4 Apr 1831 Embarked for England on urgent private business.

30 June 1831 On leave to England.

31 Dec 1831 Returned to Malta.

Malta 1832 On duty at Malta with his regiment.

Malta 1833 On duty at Malta with his regiment.

Malta 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.

Malta 25 Sept 1835 On leave in Sicily.

Malta 9 Mar 1836 Left Malta.

1 Apr 1841 Died at Clapham. The subsequent vacancy in 7th Foot was filled by Staff Assistant Surgeon Adolphus Collings, while Gentleman John Grogan was commissioned Staff Assistant Surgeon, vice Collings.

Sources

  1. 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).
  2. TNA:WO 25/3900, Statement of the Home and Foreign Service of Officers of the Medical Department (1790–1847).
  3. Succession Book Vol 1 (1 May 1846). Returns of service of medical officers in the Regular Army.