Medical Officers
Of the Malta Garrison
Edward Bradford
1802 – 1888

Assistant Surgeon Edward Bradford


1802 – 4 Jan 1888 [Harrow]

Service Record

Edward Bradford
Edward Bradford
(Lt Col Foster's collection of Netley photos - courtesy AMS Museum).

5 Dec 1826 Hospital Assistant.

20 Mar 1828 Assistant Surgeon 56th (West Essex) Regiment of Foot.

Malta 21 Mar 1828–20 Sept 1828 Served at Malta and The Ionian Islands.

20 Sep 1828 Left for Ireland.

24 Sep 1841 Surgeon 23rd (Royal Welsh Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot.

1845–1846 Collected orchids in Trinidad.

16 Apr 1852 Staff Surgeon 1st Class (Surgeon–Major).

14 Dec 1852 Aged 51 years, married Catherine Penny aged 30 years at the parish church of St Marylebone Middlesex.

7 Dec 1858 Retired to half-pay with the honorary rank of Deputy Inspector–General. Was awarded a reward for distinguished and meritorious service.

19 July 1859–31 July 1867 Recalled from half-pay. Appointed Surgeon Royal Military College, vice Surgeon John Pickering, who retired upon half-pay as a Surgeon-Major, under the Royal Warrant of 1 Oct 1858.

16 Aug 1859 Appointed Honorary Surgeon to the Queen.

1859 Elected a Fellow of the Linean Society.

4 Jan 1888 Died at Harrow aged 86 years.