Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Brogden James England

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Major James England Brogden LRCP LRCS (Edin 1889) LRFPS (Glas)
28 Aug 1865 [Portsmouth] – 23 Apr 1942 [Hove]

Service Record — James England Brogden

28 July 1891 Commissioned Surgeon Captain, also RAMC Captain.

1895 Took part in the relief of Chitral.

1897–1898 Served in the Malakand, North West Frontier, India.

1900 Served in China.

28 July 1903 Promoted Major RAMC.

Malta Dec 1903 Arrived at Malta.

Malta 1904 Officer in charge Military Hospital Cottonera.

Malta Aug 1905 Home leave.

Malta Mar 1913 Arrived from Gibraltar.

Officer in charge of the Detachment RAMC Coy Mtarfa and of the Military Hospital Mtarfa.

15 Sept 1913 Promoted Lieutenant Colonel.

Malta 1914 Officer in charge Military Hospital Mtarfa.

28 July 1914 Start of the Great War.

29 July 1914 Wired at Care of Mess. Westward London Region to rejoin his unit in Malta from leave immediately.

4 Aug 1914 Britain declares war on Germany.

1915 Served in the Hospital Ship Valdivia.

1915–1917 Served in France.

5 Jan 1919 Placed on half pay on account of ill health.

11 Nov 1919 Retired due to ill health.


  • Entry no 7328 Peterkin A and Johnston W 1968. Commissioned Officers in the Medical Services of the British Army 1660–1960. Vol 1 1660–1898. The Wellcome Historical Medical Library, London.
  • Distribution of RAMC Officers. Corps News 1905 June, Vol IV, No 6.