Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison Duncan James Shand
754 Surgeon Major James Shand Duncan
LRCS (Ed 1858) MD 24 Sept 1835 [Montreal] – 22 Oct 1897 [London]
Surgeon Major James Shand Duncan was born in Montreal, the son of James Duncan Esq, a well known artist of the city. He was the brother of Staff Assistant Surgeon George Duncan MD, born on 21 October 1839, who entered the Army Medical Department in October 1867, but resigned in July 1878.
Surgeon Major James Shand Duncan entered the Army Medical Department on 14 December 1858. He retired on 20 May 1885 and died at Westminster Hospital on 22 October 1897.
Service Record — James Shand Duncan
14 Dec 1858 Staff Assistant Surgeon.
1859 Served in India.
20 Nov 1859 Exchanged with Assistant Surgeon William James Mullan 81st (Loyal Lincoln Volunteers) Regiment of Foot.
Apr 1873 Moved from 81st Foot to the Medical Staff Gibraltar. The 81st Foot returned from India in August 1865 and embarked for Gibraltar in February 1870.
1 Mar 1873 Promoted Surgeon.
1 Apr 1874 Promoted Surgeon Major. On duty in Gibraltar.
1875–1878 On duty in Fort Nelson and Fort Fareham.