David Bruce Naval Hospital Mtarfa

Regimental Surgeons of the Malta Garrison
Smith Francis

Surgeon Francis Smith
11 July 1822 [Much Hadham Herts] – 10 Feb 1855 [Balaclava]

1 Jan 1847 Assistant Surgeon 36th (Herefordshire) Regiment of Foot.

17 Jan 1851 Staff Assistant Surgeon.

Malta 7 Mar 1854 Arrived from England.

30 May 1854 Left for Turkey and the Crimea.

12 Jan 1855 Promoted Surgeon 95th (Derbyshire) Regiment of Foot, vice Surgeon William Browne who died at Scutari on 26 Nov 1854.

10 Feb 1855 Died at Balaclava of typhus fever.

Sources

  1. Entry No: 4911. 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. Succession Book Vol 5 (1 May 1846). Returns of service of medical officers in the Regular Army.
  3. Colburn's United Service Magazine and Naval and Military Journal 1855, Part 1. No 314; January 1855.