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Wyer George Goforth

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Assistant Surgeon George Goforth Wyer
2 Feb 1825 [Cape Town] – ?

Service Record — George Goforth Wyer

21 Feb 1851 Assistant Surgeon 3rd (East Kent-The Buffs) Regiment of Foot.

Malta 28 Apr 1851 Arrived from Cork.

Malta 25 June–12 July 1852 On leave on private affairs.

Malta 26 June 1852 Married by the Reverend William Hare, Chaplain to the Forces, in the English Collegiate Church of St Paul's Valletta to Eliza Sarah Hadley, a minor with the consent of her parents, daughter of William Hadley, Paymaster 68th (Durham Light Infantry) Regiment.

Malta 1853 Malta as Assistant Surgeon 3rd Foot.

Malta 31 July 1854 Left for England.

Malta Jan 1855 Returned to Malta en route to join his regiment in Piraeus.

21 Jan 1855 Went missing owing to an altered state of mind brought on by "domestic tidings of a distressing nature". He concealed himself on board a French Steamer, but was found, and in Feb 1855, he was handed over by the captain to the British Consul on the island of Syra. He was returned to Malta to face a medical board.1

1 May 1855 Reduced to half-pay.

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