Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Maclean Andrew

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Staff Surgeon Andrew Maclean MD (Ed 1833)
? – 10 June 1908

Service Record — Andrew Maclean

4 Oct 1833 Appointed Staff Assistant Surgeon vice Staff Assistant Surgeon Alexander Knox who became assistant surgeon 62nd Foot.

15 Nov 1833 Assistant Surgeon 64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot.

13 Dec 1838 Married Clara, daughter of H. Harrison Esq., at St George's Hanover Square.

17 Sept 1839 Appointed Assistant Surgeon 11th Light Dragoons, vice Assistant Surgeon John Hutchison, promoted Surgeon 1st Foot. The subsequent vacancy in 64th Foot, was filled by Gentleman William Henry Brownson.

1 Mar 1844 Surgeon 76th Regiment of Foot.

2 Oct 1846 Staff Surgeon 2nd Class.

Malta 25 Dec 1848 Arrived at Malta.

Malta July 1849 Attended Lieut Gen Robert Ellice, commander of the Malta garrison, at his palace in the Argotti Floriana, during a violent affliction of the liver which was reported as an attack of "gout".

Malta 1850 Staff Surgeon 2nd Class.

29 Nov 1850 Surgeon Provisional Battalion.

Malta 12 Feb 1851 Left for Chatham following his appointment to the Provisional Battalion on 29 Nov 1850.

1 Oct 1858 Surgeon Major. Listed in the Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent as Battalion Surgeon Chatham Barracks.

29 May 1867 Retired to half-pay with hon rank of Deputy Inspector General.

1 Aug 1867 Surgeon Royal Military College.

31 July 1880 Commuted his half-pay.


  • Entry No: 4350. Johnston W. Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol 1 (20 June 1727-23 June 1898), Aberdeen (1917).
  • TNA:WO 25/3901, Records of Service, Officers of the Medical Department (1790–1847).