David Bruce Naval Hospital Mtarfa

Staff Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Stewart Robert

Deputy Purveyor Stewart Robert
? – 8 Mar 1832 [Plymouth]

7 Sept 1796 Deputy Purveyor at St Domingo.

20 May 1797 Hospital Mate for General Service.

22 Aug 1805 Purveyor.

Malta Jan 1807 Arrived at Valletta.
Replaced Purveyor Dickinson George who left Malta on 13 September 1806.

Malta June 1808 Left Malta.

From 1808 purveyors were selected from those versed in accounts and were not necessary medical officers.

22 Sept 1816 Retired.


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  5. A list of the officers of the army and marines. 49th edition. War Office 1 Jan 1801.