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493 Staff Assistant Surgeon John Copeland Knipe
MRCS (Eng 1854)
14 Feb 1831 [Belturbet Co. Cavan] – 3 Oct 1877

Service Record — John Copeland Knipe

14 Mar 1855 Commissioned Acting Assistant Surgeon.

Malta 23 Oct 1855 Arrived from England.

8 Dec 1855 Left for Turkey and the Crimea.

Malta 1856 On garrison duty.

1856 Moved to Templemore County Tipperary.

15 May 1857 Assistant Surgeon 88th (Connaught Rangers) Regiment.

4 June 1861 Appointed Staff Assistant Surgeon vice Staff Assistant Surgeon Charles William Semple who was placed on half-pay.

1861 On duty at Athlone, Ireland.

1862 – 1863 In Dublin.

1864 On duty in the Falkland Islands.

1865 Returned to Dublin.

1866 On duty at Chatham.

1867 – 1869 On duty in Bengal.

20 Oct 1869 Promoted Staff Surgeon vice Staff Surgeon Alexander Robert Kilroy who moved to the Royal Artillery.

17 Nov 1869 Became Surgeon 36th (Herefordshire) Regiment on the death of Surgeon Arthur Bell 36th Regiment at Peshawar, on 2 October 1869.

3 Nov 1873 Reduced to half-pay.

4 Nov 1874 Resigned.

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