Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Irvine William

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Physician to the Forces Irvine William MD (Ed 1798)
1776 – 23 May 1811 [Malta]

Service Record — Irvine William

25 June 1798 MD Edinburgh.

27 Aug 1807 Physician to the Forces.

Malta Jan 1811 Arrived at Malta.

Malta 23 May 1811 Died in Malta aged 35 years.

On the death of Physician to the Forces William Irvine, Staff Surgeon Charles Farrell was promoted to the vacant rank on 1 August 1811.

Author: Some observations upon diseases chiefly as they occur in Sicily. London 1810.


  • Entry No: 2768. 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).