David Bruce Naval Hospital Mtarfa

Staff Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Spurway Charles

Assistant Surgeon Charles Spurway
22 Oct 1840 – ?

Charles Spurway

Charles Spurway
(Lt Col Foster's collection of Netley photos - courtesy AMS Museum)

30 Sept 1864 Staff Assistant Surgeon.

Malta 21 Oct 1865 Arrived from England.

Malta 1866 On garrison duty.

Malta 29 May 1867 Assistant Surgeon Royal Artillery.

Malta 2 Dec 1867 Returned to England.

23 June 1875 Transferred temporarily to the half-pay list, without half-pay.

13 Nov 1875 Resigned.


  1. Entry No: 6184. 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. TNA:WO 25/3901, Statement of the Home and Foreign Service of officers of the Medical Department 1790–1847.
  3. Succession Book Vol 13. Returns of service of medical officers in the Regular Army.
  4. Spurway C., An obscure case of medico-legal interest. Army Medical Department Report for 1865 Vol VII p 576. London 1867.
  5. Spurway C., A case of Cut Throat followed by secondary haemorrhage successfully treated by deligation of the common carotid artery. Army Medical Department Report for 1866 Vol VIII p 522. London 1868.