Surgeon Alexander Brown Cleland
MD (Glasg 1838)
? – 25 Aug 1853 [Trinidad]
21 Feb 1840 Commissioned Staff Assistant Surgeon, vice Staff Assistant Surgeon Charles Lennox Grant who died at Barbados on 26 Dec 1839, after serving less than three months in the army.
14 Feb 1845 Promoted Assistant Surgeon Royal Canadian Rifle Regiment, vice Assistant Surgeon James Millar, promoted Staff Surgeon of the Second Class vice Adam Walker Murray who retired upon half-pay.
5 Apr 1850 Staff Assistant Surgeon.
15 Oct 1850 Surgeon 69th (South Lincolnshire) Regiment of Foot vice John Bathurst Thomson who died at Malta of cholera.
Malta 1851 Arrived from England.
13 Apr 1851 Left for the West Indies.
25 Aug 1853 Died in Trinidad. His two orphans were granted a financial contribution (£15) from the Army Medical Officers Benevolent Fund.
- Entry No: 4594. William Johnston, Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army, 20 June 1727-23 June 1898. (Aberdeen, University Press, 1917).