Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Farnan Matthew

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Hospital Mate Matthew Farnan
? – 13 Apr 1830 [Mullingar Ireland]

Service Record — Matthew Farnan

24 Jan 1810 Hospital Mate.

1 Feb 1810 Hospital Mate for General Service.

Malta May 1811 Hospital Mate at the Military Hospital Valletta.

18 July 1811 Assistant Surgeon 31st (Huntingdonshire) Regiment of Foot.

Malta 1812 Left Malta.

11 July 1816 Assistant Surgeon 90th (Perthshire Volunteers-Light Infantry) Regiment.

10 Oct 1822 Assistant Surgeon Staff.

25 Nov 1828 Surgeon 34th (Cumberland) Regiment of Foot.

13 Apr 1830 Died at Mullingar Ireland. The vacancy created in the 34th was filled by Assistant Surgeon Robert Ranken 74th Foot on 11 June 1830.


  • Entry No: 3123. Johnston, W. Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol. 1. London: Wellcome Historical Medical Library, 1968.
  • TNA:WO 25/3901, Returns of service of officers of the Medical Department 1790–1847.