4 Sept 1854 Dispenser of Medicines.
Served in the Crimean War from 1854-56. He was present at the Battle of Inkerman, and Siege of Sebastopol.
21 Sept 1860 Apothecary, ranking as captain.
Malta 18 May 1870 Returned to England on a medical certificate.
7 Oct 1870 Returned to Malta.
Malta 1871 On garrison duty at Valletta.
Malta 23 May 1872 Left for England on leave.
15 Sept 1872 Returned to Malta.
Oct 1874 From 1 Oct 1874 the regimental hospital establishment at Aldershot ceased to exist and three "Station Hospitals" were formed at the Camp. A senior medical officer was appointed for each who was responsible for the medical administration, under the principal medical officer. In accordance with a War Office regulation all documents connected with the Army Hospital Corps at Aldershot were to be handed over to the charge of Captain of Orderlies F Philpot, the Staff Officer of the corps at the station.
July 1881 Promoted Quartermaster and Honorary Captain.
13 July–6 Sept 1882 Took part in the Expedition to Alexandria under Lieutenant-General Sir Garnet Wolseley which led to the British occupation of Egypt.
Nov 1886 Appointed Quartermaster Medical Staff.
31 Dec 1887 Retired to half-pay with honorary rank of Major.
18 Nov 1904 Died at Creswell House, Hastings Road Bexhill, aged 71 years.