Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Adrien John Joseph

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Staff Assistant Surgeon John Joseph Adrien
1 July 1830 [Dublin] – 22 Aug 1862 [Malta]

Service Record — John Joseph Adrien

10 Feb 1854 Staff Assistant Surgeon.

Malta Mar 1854 Arrived at Malta.

Malta 4 Apr 1854 Left for Turkey.

2 Oct 1855 Assistant Surgeon 49th (Hertfordshire-The Princess of Wales's) Regiment.

1 Aug 1856 Staff Assistant Surgeon.

19 Aug 1856 Assistant Surgeon 22nd (The Cheshire) Regiment of Foot.

18 Sept 1860 Staff Assistant Surgeon.

Malta 12 Jan 1861 PMO Malta reported: "A very good officer. In medical charge of Forrest Hospital which he conducts in a satisfactory manner".

Malta 22 Aug 1862 Died at the Forrest Hospital, St Julian's, from Febris Remittens. His two orphans received financial contributions from the Army Medical Officers Benevolent Fund.


  • Entry No: 5187. Johnston W. 1917. Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol 1 (20 June 1727-23 June 1898). Aberdeen Wellcome Historical Medical Library.
  • TNA:WO 25/3944, (Aug 1860–June 1861); Confidential Reports on Medical Officers.