Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison

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Malta Garrison – 1969

Regimental Medical Officers

Events 1969

Tanker Angel Gabriel

On 23 Sept 1969, the Greek Tanker Angel Gabriel was driven on to rocks in a freak gale off Valletta. United States Navy helicopters, British paratroopers and Maltese fishermen eventually rescued many of the tanker's crew of 50.

Robert Samut

In 1969, a 2d stamp was released to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Robert Samut on 17 Oct 1869. In 1920, Surgeon-Major R Samut 1st/KOMR had composed the score for the Maltese National anthem.


  1. The Army List March 1969, London HM Stationery Office 1969.
  2. The Army List September 1969, London HM Stationery Office 1969.