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No 508 Turner Robert

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No 508 Staff Assistant Surgeon Robert Turner MRCS (Eng 1855)
9 Apr 1833 [Meerut] – ?

Service Record — Robert Turner

17 Apr 1855 Acting Assistant Surgeon.

22 June 1856 Staff Assistant Surgeon.

1855 – 1856 On duty in Turkey.

1857 On duty in Kinsale Co. Cork.

1858 On duty in Fermoy Co. Cork and Chatham.

Malta 20 Jan 1859 Arrived from England.

Malta 1860 On garrison duty.

Malta 12 Jan 1861 PMO Malta reported that he was a: Most attentive and zealous, has in every respect conducted his duties most satisfactorily.

Malta 1862 On garrison duty.

Malta 1863 On garrison duty.

Malta 26 Jan 1864 Returned to England.

1864 – 1870 On duty in Gravesend Kent.

26 Sept 1870 Retired on half-pay.

13 Dec 1870 Staff Assistant Surgeon Robert Turner was recalled from half-pay to fill the vacancy of Staff Surgeon created by the demise of Staff Surgeon George Thomas Bourke.

References

  1. Drew R., 1968. Entry No: 5490. Medical Officers in the British Army 1660 – 1960. Volume 1: 1660 – 1898. London: Wellcome Historical Medical Library.
  2. RAMC/PE/3/27/Drew. Manuscript for Drew's Roll.
  3. TNA:WO 25/3944, Confidential Reports on Medical Officers (30 Aug 1860–6 June 1861).
  4. Succession Book Vol 9. Returns of service of medical officers in the Regular Army.