Assistant Surgeon Thomas Carey
? – 22 June 1823 [Demerara Guyana]
26 Mar 1800 Assistant Surgeon 20th (East Devonshire) Regiment of Foot.
Malta 1801 Arrived in Malta.
Malta 1802 On duty with 20th Foot.
Malta 1803 On duty with 20th Foot.
Malta 1804 On duty with 20th Foot.
Malta May 1805 Left for England in charge of invalids for admission to the hospital at Fort Pitt Chatham.
30 Apr 1807 Assistant Surgeon 21st (Royal Scots Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot.
22 June 1823 Died at Demerara (Guyana).
In 1823 a large slave revolt on the east coast of Demerara was brutally suppressed.
- Entry No: 1964. William Johnston, Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army, 20 June 1727-23 June 1898. (Aberdeen, University Press, 1917).
- TNA:WO 43/436, Deceased illegitimate army surgeon Thomas Carey 21st Foot. Legal opinion re disposal of effects.