David Bruce Naval Hospital Mtarfa

Regimental Surgeons of the Malta Garrison
Scott Robert

Assistant Surgeon Robert Scott
9 June 1791 – ?

9 Aug 1820 Assistant Surgeon Rifles.

Malta 13 Jan 1826 Arrived from England.

1826 Voluntary attendance on the wounded officers and men of the Sybille Frigate in quarantine at the Lazaretto Malta. In 1826 the Sybille was involved in a hard fought engagement with pirates off Candia on the island of Crete. It returned to Portsmouth from quarantine in Malta on 27 Oct 1826.

Malta 4 Mar 1827 Returned to England on four months leave.

24 Nov 1829 Staff Surgeon Robert Scott MD recalled from half-pay and appointed Surgeon to the Forces.


  1. TNA:WO 25/3897, (1790–1847); Records of Service - Officers of the Medical Department.
  2. Military Promotions War Office 24 November 1829.