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Maher Baker Fausset

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Surgeon Major Fausset Maher Baker BA (1875) MB MCh (Dubl 1878)
2 Nov 1853 [Clontarf Co Dublin] – 10 Mar 1902 [Egham]

Service Record — Fausset Maher Baker

6 Mar 1880 Surgeon.

Malta 14 Nov 1890 Arrived from Navan Co Meath Ireland.

Malta 1891 On garrison duty.

Wed 21 Oct 1891 Marriage at the Chapel Royal, Savoy London, with choral service, of Mr Fausset Maher Baker Army Medical Staff, son of Mr J A Baker FRCSI of Clare Street, Dublin, and Miss Emily Frances Amys of Fairmile, Henley on Thames. The ceremony was conducted by the Rev C J Martyn MA Chaplain in Ordinary to the Queen, Rector of Long Melford, Sudbury, Suffolk.
The brother of the bridegroom, Mr Roland Baker of 18 Kildare Street Dublin, acted as best man. After the reception given by Mrs Amys at 36 Charges Street Mayfair, the couple left on their honeymoon for the Irish Lakes.1

Malta 6 Mar 1892 Promoted Surgeon-Major.

Malta 29 Jan 1893 Baptism of Silvia Margherita Fausset Baker, born on 27 December 1892, daughter of Emily Frances and Surgeon Major Fausset Maher Baker AMS of Cottonera.

Malta 29 Sep 1893 To England on leave.

Malta 12 Dec 1893 Returned to Malta.

Malta 21 Oct 1894 Baptism of Arthur Amys Fausset Baker, born on 29 September 1894, son of Emily Frances and Surgeon Major Fausset Maher Baker AMS of Cottonera.

Malta 1895 Officer in charge of Citta Vecchia Station Hospital.
Resident at 24 Strada Bastione Mdina.

Malta 21 May 1896 Baptism of Aileen Freda Fausset Baker, born on 15 April 1896, daughter of Emily Frances and Surgeon Major Fausset Maher Baker AMS of MO's Quarters Citta Vecchia.

Malta 5 Jan 1897 Returned to Thames District England.

18 Dec 1899 Reduced to half-pay on account of ill health.

26 June 1900 Restored to full-pay.

8 Dec 1900 Retired.

Bibliography

  • Entry No: 6743. William Johnston, Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army, 20 June 1727-23 June 1898. Aberdeen, University Press, 1917.
  • Malta Army and Navy directory at the Malta Chronicle office November 1895.
  • Succession Book Vol 16. Returns of service of medical officers in the Regular Army.
  • 1Fashion and Varieties Marriage of Mr F M Baker to Miss E F Amys. Freeman's Journal, published Thursday 22 October 1891 at Dublin Ireland. British Library Newspapers, ".