Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Evans Douglas Gordon

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Major Douglas Gordon Evans MB BS (1908)
18 Oct 1885 [Paddington London] – 29 May 1958

Service Record — Douglas Gordon Evans

7 Sept 1914 Special Reserve Commission Lieutenant RAMC.

19 Sept 1914 Mobilised.

1914–1916 Served in India.

1 Apr 1915 Captain RAMC.

1916 Served in Mesopotamia.

1916–1918 Served in India.

1918–1920 Served in Hong Kong.

1 Oct 1920 Permanent Regular Army Commission Temporary Captain RAMC.

1920–1927 Served in India.

7 Sept 1926 Major RAMC.

1927 Served with the British Army of the Rhine.

Malta 11 Apr 1930 Arrived from Dover England, for duty at Mtarfa Hospital.

Malta 14 Jan 1931 Home leave.

14 Feb 1931 Returned from England.

June 1931 Won the tennis singles and the doubles in partnership with Maj C W Bowle.

Malta 1 Feb 1932 To England on sick leave. On the eve of his departure on leave had the misfortune to fracture his patella.

4 Dec 1932 Reduced to half-pay.

19 Mar 1933 Restored to full-pay.

1934–1937 Served in Malaya.

30 Sept 1937 Retired but rejoined 2 Sept 1939.

1939–1940 Served with the British Expeditionary Force France.

21 June 1949 Retired.

29 May 1958 Died in hospital aged 72 years. Resided at 4 Palace Road, East Molesey. Lies buried at the municipal cemetery Molesey Surrey.


  • Entry No: 1350. 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 XXVII, Returns of statement of service of RAMC Officers.