Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Carr Gerald Francis

search maltaramc

Captain Gerald Francis Carr MC (1918) MRCS (Eng) LRCP (Lond)
21 May 1884 [Cambridge] – 24 Feb 1946

Service Record — Gerald Francis Carr

11 Dec 1914 Lieutenant Territorial Force.

11 June 1915 Captain RAMC.

1915–1918 Served in France.

11 June 1918 Captain from Territorial Force.

16 Sept 1918 Awarded the Military Cross.

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Although the advanced dressing station of which he was in charge was shelled out three times, by his coolness and example he got all the patients and personnel safely away and re-established his dressing station without interrupting the evacuation.

1 Aug 1919 Captain Permanent Regular Army Commission.

Malta 18 Sept 1919 Arrived from England.

Malta 1920 On duty at Mtarfa hospital which was taken over by the RAMC on 23 June 1920. While at Malta he represented the Corps at Golf.

Malta 1921 On garrison duty.

Malta 27 Sept 1922 Left for Constantinople.

Malta 13 May 1923 Returned to Malta.

Malta 20 Aug 1924 Left Malta for England and then to India.

11 Dec 1926 Major RAMC.

1927 Specialist in Dermatology and venereal diseases.

1928–1933 Served in India.

1933–1940 Specialist in dermatology and Venereal Disease Royal Herbert Hospital Woolwich.

21 May 1939 Retired but rejoined 2 Oct 1939.


  • Entry No: 1220. Drew R. 1968. Commissioned Officers 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.
  • Succession Books Vol XXVI, Returns of statement of service of RAMC Officers.