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Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Smith Littlejohns Archibald

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Major Archibald Smith Littlejohns
31 Oct 1979 [Sheppey] – 6 Apr 1947 [Farnham, Surrey]

Service Record — Archibald Smith Littlejohns

30 Jan 1906 Lieutenant RAMC.

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

1907–1912 Served in South Africa.

30 July 1909 Captain RAMC.

28 July 1914 Start of the Great War

4 Aug 1914 Britain declares war on Germany

1914–1915 Served with the British Expeditionary Force France (invalided).

1916–1918 Commanding Officer a Field Ambulance.

Malta Sept 1908 – June 1913

Malta 24 Sept 1908 Arrived from England.

Malta 3 Oct 1909 Home leave.

Malta 7 Dec 1909 Returned from leave.

Malta 1910 On garrison duty.

Malta 5 Jan 1911 Home leave.

Malta 14 Mar 1911 Returned from leave.

Malta 20 Apr 1912 Home leave.

Malta 8 Aug 1912 Returned from leave.

Malta 6 June 1913 To Scutari.

19 Oct 1914 Mentioned in despatches of Sir John French.

1 Jan 1917 Awarded the Companion Distinguished Service Order (DSO) for his service at the Battle of the Somme (July 1916).

30 Jan 1918 Major RAMC.

1922–1926 Served in Hong Kong.

Malta 15 May 1926 Arrived from England.

Malta 8 July 1927 Home leave.

Malta 1928 Served in Malta.

1 May 1930 Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.

1929–1934 Served in India.

4 June 1934 Retired.

Bibliography

  • Entry no 482. Drew Robert: Commissioned Officers in the Medical Services of the British Army 1660–1960. Vol–II Roll of Officers in the Royal Army Medical Corps 1898–1960. The Wellcome Historical Medical Library London 1968.
  • Returns of statement of service RAMC Officers commissioned 1899–1900. RAMC museum Vol 21.
  • Obituary Irish Weekly (Belfast) Saturday 21 December 1968.