Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Hunter Vere Edward

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Surgeon Major Vere Edward Hunter
19 Nov 1857 [Chelsea] – 2 Mar 1903 [Bombay]


Surgeon Major Vere Edward Hunter was the eldest son of Brigade-Surgeon G Y Hunter, of the Bombay Army.

Service Record — Vere Edward Hunter

3 Feb 1883 Surgeon.

29 June 1891 Reduced to half-pay.

18 Aug 1891 Restored to full-pay.

25 Mar 1895 Surgeon-Major.

Malta 24 Sept 1896 Arrived from Portsmouth England.

Malta Jan 1897 On duty at Cottonera Hospital.

2 Mar 1897 Left for Madras.

In his confidential report of 1897, the PMO reported that: "he is perpetually sick and not to be dependent on. He is unfit for Tropical service, and only fit for a very small station where duties are very light and under a senior".

2 Mar 1903 Died at Bombay on March 2nd, aged 45.


  • Entry No: 6941. Johnston W. Roll of Commissioned Officers in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol 1 (20 June 1727-23 June 1898. Aberdeen (1917).
  • Malta Army and Navy directory at the Malta Chronicle office Jan 1897.
  • Succession Books Vol XVII, Returns of statement of service of RAMC Officers.
  • Royal Army Medical Corps, Br Med J (1903), 646 (Published 14 March 1903).