RAMC Officers
Of the Malta Garrison
Francis Scott
1784 – 1849

Surgeon Francis Scott

MD (Ed 1825)

15 Feb 1784 – Apr 1849

Service Record

14 May 1803 Appointed Assistant Surgeon 93rd Highlanders. Was previously in the Tyrone Militia.

14 May 1803 – 20 June 1805 On duty in England.

21 June 1805 – 9 Sep 1809 On duty in the Cape of Good Hope.

1806 Present at the capture of the Cape of Good Hope.

10 Sep 1809 – 10 Nov 1809 On duty in England.

11 Nov 1809 – 3 Jan 1810 On the Expedition to Walcheren.

4 Jan 1810 – 24 Jan 1810 On duty in England.

25 Jan 1810 Promoted Surgeon 2nd/95th (Rifle Corps), renamed The Rifle Brigade in 1816.

25 Jan 1810 – 24 Apr 1813 On duty in England with the 2nd/Rifles.

25 Apr 1813 – 24 July 1814 Served in the Peninsular Campaign.
Received the Military General Service Medal with clasps for the Battle of the Pyrenees (25 July to 2 Aug 1813), the Battles of Nivelle (10 Nov 1813), Nive (9 to 13 Dec 1813), Orthez (2 Feb 1814), and Toulouse (10 Apr 1814).

25 July 1814 – 24 Mar 1815 On duty in England.

25 Mar 1815 – 11 Nov 1818 Served at the Battle of Waterloo (18 June 1815). Remained on service abroad.

12 Nov 1818 – 11 Jan 1826 On duty in England.

Malta 12 Jan 1826 Arrived from England with his regiment.

Malta 30 Dec 1826 Baptism of William Scott, son of Surgeon Francis Scott 2nd Rifle Battalion and Mary Ann, born on 13 November 1826. The child was publicly received into the church by the name of William Fortescue Scott on 12 October 1828.

Malta 1827 On duty as Surgeon 2nd/Rifle Brigade.

Malta 13 Oct 1828 Baptism of Henry Clermont Scott, son of Surgeon Francis Scott and Mary Ann, born on 29 June 1828.

Malta 1829 On duty with his regiment.

Malta 1830 On duty with his regiment.

Malta 3 Apr 1831 On leave for the recovery of his health.

12 June 1831 Left Malta for England.

13 June 1831 – 30 Sep 1836 On duty in England.

30 Sep 1836 Retired to half-pay.

1851 The widow of Francis Scott applied for financial assistance from the Army Medical Officers Benevolent Fund on behalf of her two children, a son under 21 years and a daughter under 18 years. Her annual income had been assessed at £85, which included a widow's pension of £45, and no money was granted to her.

1853 The Army Medical Officers Benevolent Fund granted £10 to the orphans of Surgeon Francis Scott Rifle Brigade.

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