David Bruce Naval Hospital Mtarfa

Staff Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Pearson Richard Arthur

Hospital Mate Richard Arthur Pearson MD (Glas 1828)
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30 Apr 1811–12 May 1813 Hospital Mate (Irish Establishment).

Malta 30 Aug 1811–29 Nov 1811 Hospital Mate Sicily and Malta. Arrived from Ireland and left for Ireland.

13 May 1813 Assistant Surgeon 1st Dragoon Guards.

19 Nov 1830 Promoted Surgeon 87th (The Royal Irish Fusiliers) Regiment vice Abraham Armstrong promoted to Staff. The resultant vacancy in 1st Regiment of Dragoon Guards was filled by assistant surgeon Alexander Smith 44th Regiment on 3 December 1830.

2 Mar 1847 Retired upon half-pay. The vacancy in 87th Foot was filled by Surgeon Robert Dunkin Smyth 14th Light Dragoons.

Sources

  1. Entry No: 3601. Johnston W. Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol 1 (20 June 1727-23 June 1898), Aberdeen (1917).
  2. TNA:WO 25/3900, Records of Service Officers Medical Department (1790–1847).
  3. TNA:WO 25/3901, 1790–1847, Returns of service of officers of the Medical Department.