Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
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Major James Hurrie Brodie MB ChB (Aberd 1937) DPH (Lond 1953)
9 Mar 1914 [Aberdeen] – 6 July 1984

Service Record — James Hurrie Brodie

Dr James Hurrie Brodie worked at Darlington Memorial Hospital and as a General Practitioner in Lancashire.

24 Apr 1941 Short Service Commission Lieutenant RAMC.

24 Apr 1942 Captain RAMC.

1942–1944 Served in India.

24 Apr 1946 Permanent Regular Army Commission Captain RAMC.

10 May 1946 Acting Major RAMC.

1946–1947 On Trooping Duties.

Malta 1948 Deputy Assistant Director of Army Health.

Malta 1949 Served at Malta.

24 Apr 1949 Major RAMC.

Malta 1950 Served at Malta.

Malta 1951 Served at Malta.

1953 Senior Specialist in Army Health.
Completed Senior Officer's Course.

1953–1956 Served with the British Army of the Rhine.

1957–1960 Served with the Far East Land Force.

29 July 1959 Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.

28 Oct 1959 Married at Singapore, Dr Winifred Margaret Hiscock, LRCP LRCS (Edin) LRFPS DPH.

24 Apr 1964 Colonel L/RAMC.

1964–1965 Commanding Officer School of Health Far East Training Centre.

1965 Commanding Officer Medical Research Unit.

1967–1968 Army Rehabilitation Unit England.

1968–1971 Assistant Director of Medical Services Western Command.

1971–1982 Retired in 1971. Post retirement was a medical officer with the Department of Health and Social Security, Medical Branch, North Fylde Central Office.


  • Entry No: 1806. Drew R. 1968. Commissioned Offices in the Medical Services of the British Army 1690—1960. Vol. II. Roll of Officers in the Royal Army Medical Corps 1898–1960, London: Wellcome Historical Medical Library.
  • Marriages, Br Med J (1959), 1114 (Published 21 November 1959).
  • Obituary, Br Med J, 290; 6461: 83 (Published 5 January 1985).