David Bruce Naval Hospital Mtarfa

Regimental Surgeons of the Malta Garrison
Ross William George

Assistant Surgeon William George Ross MD (Edin 1862)
15 May 1840 [Suffolk] – 25 Dec 1919 [Thornton Heath Surrey]

1 Oct 1862 Staff Assistant Surgeon.

5 May 1863 Assistant Surgeon 8th The (King's) Regiment.

Malta 24 Sept 1863 Arrived from Gibraltar.

Malta 1864 On regimental duties.

Malta 1865 On regimental duties when cholera broke out amongst the 34 families of the Royal Artillery and 2nd/8th quartered at the plague hospital on Manoel Island on 20 June 1865.

Malta 1866 On regimental duties.

Malta 16 May 1867 To England on leave.

Malta 13 Sept 1867 Returned to Malta.

Malta 5 Mar 1868 Returned to England.

3 Oct 1868 Returned to Malta.

9 Oct 1868 Embarked for the East Indies (Bombay).

28 Apr 1876 Surgeon Major.

1 Oct 1882 Surgeon Lieutenant Colonel.

18 Apr 1885 Retired with the honorary rank of Brigade Surgeon.

Sources

  1. Entry No: 6029. 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 12. Returns of service of medical officers in the Regular Army.
  3. Deaths in the Services Br Med J (1920), 71 (Published 10 January 1920).