Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Lavie Tudor Germain

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Surgeon Major Tudor Germain Lavie LRCP (Ed) MRCS (Eng 1884)
10 Oct 1861 – 1 July 1942 [Brighton]

Service Record — Tudor Germain Lavie

Educated at Cheltenham College, and St George's Hospital

30 Jan 1886 Commissioned Surgeon.

30 Jan 1898 Promoted Surgeon-Major.

Malta 5 Sept 1898 Arrived from Egypt.

Malta 12 Aug 1899 Home leave.

11 Oct 1899–31 May 1902 Anglo–Boer War.

7 Jan 1900–31 Oct 1902 Served in South Africa with the 5th Divisional Field Hospital (15th Brigade).
Took part in the action at Karee Siding and operations in the Transvaal.

30 Sept 1901 Was wounded in the attack on Colonel's Kekewich's Camp at Moedwill. He was wounded early but remained on duty for many hours.

30 Jan 1906 Promoted Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.

Malta 22 Mar 1912 Arrived from England.

Oct 1912 Officer in charge Military Hospital Mtarfa.

Malta 1 Apr 1913 Officer in charge Military Hospital Mtarfa.

Malta May 1913 Succeeded Col Sloggett Henry Maxwell as Officer Commanding 30th Coy RAMC and in Oct was listed as Officer in charge Military Hospital Cottonera.

Malta Feb 1914 Officer Commanding 30th Coy RAMC.
Officer in charge Military Hospital Cottonera.

1 Mar 1915 Promoted Colonel L/RAMC.

3 Apr 1919 Retired. He was married to a sister of Maj Gen W H S Nickerson VC L/RAMC.


  • Entry No: 809. Drew R. 7148. 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 XVIII, Returns of statement of service of RAMC Officers.