Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Trotter William John

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No 390 Major William John Trotter
24 Dec 1859 [Dunboyne Co Meath] – 7 Nov 1921

Service Record — William John Trotter

28 July 1886 Surgeon-Captain.

1892 Served with the Isazai Field Force in the North West Frontier of British India, now Baluchistan, Pakistan.

1897 – 1898 Served in the Tirah campaign on the North West Frontier British India. No 11 British Field Hospital mobilised at Lucknow and proceeded to Kohat on 30 Sept 1897. Attached for Field Service were: Surgeon-Lieutenant-Colonel S. H. Carter, in medical charge, and Surgeon-Captains William John Trotter, Samuel Henry Withers and Edward Maudsley Morphew.

5 Feb 1899 Major RAMC.

Malta 23 Sept 1904 Arrived from Dublin.
Officer in charge Citta Vecchia Sanatorium.

Malta 1905 Officer in charge Citta Vecchia Sanatorium.

Malta 1906 Officer in charge Citta Vecchia Sanatorium.

Malta 28 July 1906 Retired. Employed at Naas while on the retired list.


  • Drew R., 1968. Entry No: 7205. Medical Officers in the British Army 1660 – 1960. Volume I: 1660 – 1898. London: Wellcome Historical Medical Library.
  • Distribution of RAMC Officers. Corps News Vol IV: 6; June 1905.
  • The Tirah Expeditionary Force Br Med J (1897); 1: 1217 (Published 23 October 1897).