Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Ore James Alexander

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Hospital Assistant James Alexander Ore
? – 2 July 1843 [Dinapore Bihar]

Service Record — James Alexander Ore

Malta 30 June 1825 Hospital Assistant.

Malta 9 Nov 1825 Left Malta.

10 Nov 1825 Assistant Surgeon 95th (Derbyshire) Regiment of Foot.

Malta 12 June 1827 Arrived from England.

Malta 19 Dec 1828 Embarked for England in medical charge of invalids.

Malta 16 Feb 1829 Returned to England.

18 Apr 1829 At Balnafettack, Inverness shire Assistant Surgeon James Alexander Ore 95th Regiment, married Margaret Grant, only daughter of Lockhart Kinlock Esq.

23 July 1829 Assistant Surgeon 8th Light Dragoons vice Assistant Surgeon Joseph Farnden promoted surgeon to the Royal Hibernian Military School. The vacancy left in 95th Foot was filled by Assistant Surgeon Richard Noble Starr 48th Foot.

6 Dec 1839 Promoted Surgeon 79th (Cameron Highlanders) Regiment of Foot vice Surgeon John Lorimer who died on 17 Nov 1839. The vacancy in 8th Light Dragoons was filled by Assistant Surgeon Thomas Coke Gaulter 35th Foot. Consequently, the vacancy in 35th Foot was filled by Staff Assistant Surgeon William Augustus Heise, and Gentleman George Murray Webster was commissioned Staff Assistant Surgeon vice Heise.

18 Dec 1840 Exchanged with Surgeon Robert Andrew McMunn 22nd (The Cheshire) Regiment of Foot.

30 Sep 1842 Surgeon 62nd (Wiltshire) Regiment of Foot.


  • Entry No: 4086. 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.
  • United Service Journal and Naval and Military Magazine Vol V dated 1 May 1829.