RAMC Officers
Of the Malta Garrison
Hugh Moore Alexander
1892 –1981

Major Hugh Moore Alexander

LRCP LRCS (Ire 1916) LM (1916)

23 May 1892 [Killinagh Glebe Co Cavan] – 9 Feb 1981

Service Record

28 Aug 1916 Special Reserve Commission Lieutenant RAMC.

28 Feb 1917 Captain RAMC.

1917–1919 Medical Officer 2nd Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment in Mesopotamia, Turkey and Thrace.

Feb–June 1919 Served in Salonica.

Aug–Oct 1919 Medical Officer 20 Combined Field Ambulance at Enzeli in north Russia during the White Russia Campaign.

1 May 1919 Permanent Regular Army Commission Lieutenant RAMC.

28 Feb 1920 Captain RAMC.

27 Feb 1920 Arrived from England.

15 June 1921 Home leave

6 Aug 1921 Returned from leave.

13 Sept 1922 Left for Constantinople.

1922–1923 Served in Constantinople.

27 Aug 1923 Returned to Malta.

15 Apr 1924 Home leave

7 June 1924 Returned from leave.

16 Aug 1924 Left for Egypt.

1924–1925 Served in Egypt.

1927–1929 Served in Shanghai.

28 Aug 1928 Major RAMC.

1929 Married Dorothy Scutt a nursing sister in the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service QAIMNS.

1931–1935 Served in India.

1938–1944 Served in India unaccompanied as he did not want to take a young family to India. He was separated from his family for six years because of the outbreak of the second world war.
Served at the military hospitals at Nasirabad, Madras, Lucknow, Agra, Delhi, Calcutta, and Lebong, and for two years at Group 11 Prisoner-of-war Hospital, Bairagarh. His command of many of these hospitals was at a time of great shortages of medical staff, shortages which were eventually relieved by the arrival of reinforcements from Britain.

1944 Rejoined his family in Northern Ireland.
Was Medical officer at the Waringfield Military Hospital, the Reception Centre, Ballykinlar, and at the Irish Group Training Centre, Omagh, until his retirement.

25 Dec 1948 Retired.