David Bruce Naval Hospital Mtarfa

Regimental Surgeons of the Malta Garrison
Vallange William

Assistant Surgeon William Vallange MD (Edin 1818)
23 May 1787 – 2 Feb 1872

8 July 1806 Hospital Mate.

16 July 1806–5 Sept 1813 Served at Sicily, Egypt, Ionian Islands, and Malta from where he embarked for the Peninsula.

7 Dec 1809 Assistant Surgeon Royal Corsican Rangers.

22 Aug 1811 Assistant Surgeon 44th (East Essex) Regiment of Foot. Moved from the Corsican Rangers to 44th Foot vice Jones Griffith promoted surgeon in the Sicilian Regiment.

Malta Mar 1812 Arrived at Malta.

Malta 23 Mar 1813 Embarked for Sicily on duty with five companies that left Malta on 4 July 1812.

1813–1814 Served in the Peninsular War.

1814 Served at Bladesburg, New Orleans, in the American War (1812–15).

19 Jan 1815 Surgeon 85th (Bucks Volunteers) (Duke of York's Own Light Infantry) Regiment.

17 Aug 1815 Surgeon 10th (North Lincolnshire) Regiment of Foot by exchange.

25 Sept 1818 Surgeon 33th (1st York, West Riding) Regiment of Foot.

9 Oct 1823 Retired to half-pay.

Sources

  1. Entry No: 3087. 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 25/3898, Records of Service - Officers of the Medical Department (1790–1847).
  3. TNA:WO 7/109, Medical Department out letters 1810–1813.