Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Carter J A

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191640 Lieutenant J A Carter

Service Record — J A Carter

10 Sept 1941 Reported to No 11 Depot and Training Establishment RAMC Leeds on the incorporation of No 39 General Hospital.

General Duties Medical Officer 39 GH St Andrews.

Malta 1 Oct 1941 Attached for temporary duty to 15th Field Ambulance.

Malta 13 Oct 1941 Admitted to 45 General Hospital St Patricks with acute diarrhoea.

Malta 16 June 1942 Lt Carter responded to a call for assistance from MAP Tigne by PMO HMS Talbot. He organised ambulances, and proceeded to help with the treatment of survivors.

Malta 15 July 1942 Left for the Middle East (Compassionate repatriation to England). Was struck off the strength of No 39 GH.


  • TNA:WO 177/700, War Diaries No 15th Field Ambulance RAMC April 1941 to April 1944.
  • TNA:WO 177/1274, War Diaries No 39 General Hospital Sept 1941 to December 1944.
  • TNA:WO 177/1287, War Diaries No 45 General Hospital May 1941 to April 1946.