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111783 WS/Captain Robert Rankin

Service Record — Robert Rankin

Malta 11 Dec 1941 Ceased to be attached to 161st (EA) Fld Amb; posted to 90 General Hospital.

Malta Jan 1941 Lieutenant R Rankin RAMC was Officer in charge ADS Floriana. In January 1941, No 161 (East Anglian) Field Ambulance arrived in Malta and became responsible for medical cover for Area Malta South. ADS Floriana was henceforth staffed by 161 Field Ambulance. On 27 January, all 30 Coy personnel, with the exception of 3 Senior NCOs were posted from Floriana back to Area Malta North. Lieutenant Robert Rankin RAMC remained at Floriana attached to 161 Field Ambulance and carried out the duties of officer in charge ADS Floriana.

Malta 1942 MO 90 General Hospital.

Malta 1943 On the strength of 39 General Hospital.

Malta 1944 On the strength of 39 General Hospital.


  • TNA:WO 177/751, War Diaries No 161st (East Anglian) Field Ambulance RAMC September 1939 to September 1943.
  • TNA:WO 177/107. Medical Diaries ADS Floriana July 1940 to May 1941.
  • TNA:WO 177/1274, War Diaries No 39 General Hospital September 1941 to December 1944.