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Staff Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
No 177 Mandeville Edward William Thomas

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No 177 Staff Surgeon Edward William Thomas Mandeville MRCS (Eng 1845) LKQCPI (1860)
Nov 1820 [Calcutta] – 1 Apr 1867 [Brantford Canada]

Surgeon Edward William Thomas Mandeville served during the whole of the campaign under Sir George Berkeley against the Kaffirs in 1847, the Expedition against the Boers in 1848 and the Kaffir War of 1850–1851. He was at the defeat of the Kaffirs and Hottentots at Fort Brown in October 1851.

Service Record — Edward William Thomas Mandeville

25 Sept 1846 Staff Assistant Surgeon.

1846–1852 Served at the Cape.

1847–48 Took part in the seventh Kaffir War, Eastern Cape South Africa.

1850–51 Participated in the eighth Kaffir War, Eastern Cape South Africa.

9 July 1852 Assistant Surgeon 66th (Berkshire) Regiment of Foot.

16 Feb 1855 Promoted Staff Surgeon of the 2nd Class.

Malta 16 May 1855 Arrived from Gibraltar.

Malta 23 Aug 1856 Left Malta for Glasgow.

13 Aug 1858 Appointed Surgeon 2nd Battalion 7th (Royal Fusiliers) vive Surgeon Edward Scott Docker who moved to 18th Light Dragoons. The vacancy left on the Staff was filled by Assistant Surgeon William James Ingham 52nd Regiment.

Malta 14 Sept 1863 Arrived from Gibraltar.

Malta 19 Sept 1864 Left for England.

Malta 6 Feb 1865 Returned to Malta.

22 Apr 1865 Departed for Canada.

25 Sept 1866 Surgeon-Major 7th (Royal Fusiliers).

1 Apr 1867 Died in Canada.

References

  1. Drew R., 1968. Entry No: 4889. Medical Officers in the British Army 1660 – 1960. Volume 1: 1660 – 1898. London: Wellcome Historical Medical Library.
  2. RAMC/PE/3/27/Drew. Manuscript for Drew's Roll.
  3. Succession Book Vol 5 (1 May 1846). Returns of service of medical officers in the Regular Army.