RAMC Officers
Of the Malta Garrison
Gerald George
Camilleri
1911 –?

Surgeon–Lieutenant Gerald George Camilleri MD

1 Mar 1911 [Valletta Malta] – ?

Service Record

6 Sep 1939 Commissioned Surgeon–Lieutenant Royal Malta Artillery. Attached to No 15 Field Ambulance RAMC during the war. In addition he was medical officer to 1st/Dorsets for over two years.

17 Apr 1940 Reported to Advanced Dressing Station (ADS) Tarxien which had been set up in Villa Barbaro with an annex in Villa Ceci.

6 Sep Promoted Surgeon–Captain Royal Malta Artillery.

17 Dec 1940 ADS Zabbar opened in St Joseph Orphanage. In December, Villa Ceci in Tarxien was handed over to 2nd/Devonshire Regiment and Surgeon Lieutenant Camilleri and Surgeon Lieutenant Bonello took up their posts there.

27 Feb 1941 On duty at Advanced Dressing Station (ADS) St Andrews. The ADS carried out routine sick parades, and sanitary inspections of the units in its area.

17 May Surgeon–Captain Royal Malta Artillery. Attached to No 15th Field Ambulance RAMC.

14 Aug – 1 Sep 1941 Lecturer to Maltese recruits for the RAMC (Malta Section) at the Convalescent Depôt St Paul's Barracks. On 22 August, there were 117 recruits at the Convalescent Depôt.

1 Sep 1941 Returned to 15 Fld Amb, having completed the course of lectures to recruits. On 4 Sep, 30 recruits passed out of the Depôt; 15 went to 90 General Hospital Mtarfa, and the rest to 15th Field Ambulance. These were followed by another 30 recruits on 11 September. The recruits were attached as follows: 3 to 15th Field Ambulance, 10 to 161st (EA) Fld Amb, 2 to 57 Field Hygiene Section, 4 to 30 Coy RAMC, and 11 to 45 General Hospital.

1942 Surgeon–Captain Royal Malta Artillery. Attached on the strength of No 15th Field Ambulance RAMC.

1943 Surgeon–Captain Royal Malta Artillery.

26 to 28 Apr 1943 On the strength of No 15th Field Ambulance. Attended a course of Sanitation and Hygiene run by No 57 Fld Hygiene Section.

20 Oct Attached to X (I) List 30 Coy RAMC, surplus to establishment. Performed area duties under SMO Malta. Medical Officer at Central Reception Station St Andrew's.

6 Dec 1943 Taken on the strength of 1st Coast Regt RMA as their regimental medical officer.

25 Aug 1944 Surgeon–Captain 1st Coast Regt Royal Malta Artillery.

1945 Surgeon–Captain 1st Coast Regt Royal Malta Artillery.

1946 Surgeon–Captain Royal Malta Artillery.

6 Sep 1947 Promoted Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

1 Apr 1948 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

1949 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

1950 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

1951 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

1952 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

1953 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

1954 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

1955 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

1956 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

1957 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

1958 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

1959 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

1960 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

1961 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

1962 Surgeon–Major Royal Malta Artillery.

17 Oct 1963 Promoted Surgeon–Lieutenant Colonel Royal Malta Artillery.

1964 Surgeon–Lieutenant Colonel Royal Malta Artillery.

1965 Surgeon–Lieutenant Colonel Royal Malta Artillery.

1966 Surgeon–Lieutenant Colonel Royal Malta Artillery.

1967 Surgeon–Lieutenant Colonel Royal Malta Artillery.

1968 Surgeon–Lieutenant Colonel Royal Malta Artillery.

1969 Surgeon–Lieutenant Colonel Royal Malta Artillery.

30 Sep 1970 Retired.

The Royal Malta Artillery ceased to appear in the Army List after 1970. In August 1970, the Parliament of Malta enacted Act No. XXVII which provided for the Raising and maintenance of Armed Forces in Malta and to provide for matters connected therewith or ancillary thereto. Through this Act of Parliament, Malta established its own armed forces, and from Thursday 1st October 1970, 500 officers and men of the Royal Malta Artillery ceased to remain part of the British Army.

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