Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison Evans Usher Williamson
157 Surgeon Major Usher Williamson Evans
LRCS (Ire 1844) MD (Glasg 1844) 15 Feb 1823 [Lower Drumore Mallow Co. Cork] – 27 Aug 1912 [Clifton]
Surgeon Major Usher Williamson Evans took the diploma of LRCS Ireland in 1844 and the degree of MD Glasgow in the following year. He entered the Army Medical Department in April 1846. He served as a volunteer from the 16 Lancers from the commencement of the war with Russia until December 1854. He was at the Battles of Alma, Balaklava, Inkerman and the siege of Sebastopol and received the medal with four clasps and the Turkish Medal.
Surgeon Major Usher Williamson Evans retired on 3 May 1871 with the honorary rank of Deputy Surgeon General. He died at Clifton on 27 August 1912, aged 89 years.
Service Record — Usher Williamson Evans
3 Apr 1846Gazetted Assistant Surgeon 16th Light Dragoons, vice Assistant Surgeon John Edward Stephens who moved to 10th Light Dragoons.
8 Dec 1854 Promoted Staff Surgeon of the 2nd Class from 16th Light Dragoons.
1855 Served in the Crimean War; present at the Battles of Alma, Inkerman, Balaclava, and the Siege of Sebastopol.
1855 To Portsmouth from Turkey.
1856 – 1859 On duty in Corfu.
24 May 1859 Appointed Surgeon 2nd/15th (York, East Riding) Regiment of Foot. The subsequent vacancy on the Staff was filled by Surgeon James Crerar.