Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison

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Malta Garrison – 1955

Regimental Medical Officers

Events 1955

David Bruce Military Hospital

The hospital was visited by the Commander in Chief Admiral Sir Guy Grantham, Maj-Gen W A D Drummond DDGAMS and Lady Laycock, wife of HE Maj Gen Sir Robert Laycock Governor of Malta.

Christmas Baby

During Sept 1955, no less than 102 babies were born in the maternity wing of the military hospital. This included two sets of twins. The maternity ward claimed a record for the highest number of births in one month.

Duke of Edinburgh

On 17 Mar 1955 the Duke of Edinburgh visited the David Bruce Military Hospital Mtarfa.


  1. The Army List April 1955, London HM Stationery Office 1955.
  2. The Army List August 1955, London HM Stationery Office 1955.
  3. The Army List December 1955, London HM Stationery Office 1955.