David Bruce Naval Hospital Mtarfa

Regimental Surgeons of the Malta Garrison
Somerville William Watson

Surgeon William Watson Somerville MD (Edin 1846)
8 May 1826 [Carnwath Lanarkshire] – 25 Mar 1860

22 Dec 1848 Assistant Surgeon 69th (South Lincolnshire) Regiment of Foot.

Malta 31 Jan 1849 Arrived from England vice Assistant Surgeon Robert Villiers George.

Malta May 1850 Became the 2nd Assistant Surgeon 69th Regiment on the amalgamation of the Reserve Bn with the 1st 69th Foot.

Malta 11 Apr 1851 Left for the West Indies.

8 Jan 1856 Staff Surgeon 2nd Class.

10 Sept 1856 Reduced to half-pay.

12 May 1857 Staff Surgeon.

Sources

  1. Entry No: 4985. 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.