RAMC Officers
Of the Malta Garrison
Thomas Arthur
Gainsford Reed
1916 – 2000

123660 WS/Captain Thomas Arthur Gainsford Reed

MB BS (Dur 1939)

1 Nov 1916 [Newcastle-upon-Tyne] – 8 Mar 2000

Service Record

28 Feb 1940 Emergency Commission Lieutenant RAMC.

1 Nov 1940 Acting Captain RAMC.

28 Feb 1941 War Substantive Captain RAMC.

8 Aug Posted to No 161st (East Anglian) Field Ambulance from No 45 General Hospital.

6 Oct 1941 Struck off the posted strength of 161st (EA) Fld Amb. Remained on the posted strength of 45 GH, but continued to be attached to 161st (EA) Fld Amb for all purposes.

29 Mar 1942 Ceased to be attached to 161st (EA) Fld Amb, and posted as RMO 1st/Durham Light Infantry.

6 June 1943 Posted from 1st/Durham Light Infantry to 90 General Hospital as a General Duties Medical Officer.

Nov 1943 Company Officer No 30 Coy RAMC.

1944 General Duty Medical Officer 90 GH since 8 June 1943.

1945 On garrison duty.

28 Feb 1945 Granted a Permanent Regular Army Commission Captain RAMC.

1945 Served with the Middle East Land Force (MELF).

28 Feb 1948 Promoted Major RAMC.

1948 Specialist in Venereology.

1950–1958 Served with the Far East Land Force.

4 Sep 1958 Promoted Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.

1958–1960 Served with the British Army of the Rhine.

1960–1961 Commanding Officer British Military Hospital Munster.

28 Feb 1963 Promoted Colonel L/RAMC.

31 Aug 1965 Retired. Post retirement became Emeritus consultant venereologist Leicester Royal Infirmary.