Medical Officers
Of the Malta Garrison
James Vincent Clinch
1853 – 1884

Assistant Surgeon James Vincent Clinch LRCS 1876 (Ireland) Lic LM 1877 RQCPS

1 May 1853 [Dublin] – 17 Dec 1884 [London]

Service Record

12 July 1877 Passed the examinations for the Licenses to practice Medicine and Midwifery of the King and Queen's College of Physicians, Ireland.

3 Feb 1878 Appointed Surgeon under the Royal Warrant of 28 April 1876.

Dec 1878 To Jamaica from Fleetwood Barracks Lancashire.

1879 – 1881 Served in Honduras.

Apr 1882 Left the Carribean for Dublin.

Aug 1882 Moved to the Curragh.

Malta 3 Jan 1884 Arrived from England.

Malta 1 Oct 1884 Returned to England on sick leave.

17 Dec 1884 Died aged 31 years, at No 8 Kempsford Gardens, Brompton, from nephritis, possibly a complication of Remittent Fever or Malta Fever. His death certificate issued in the district of Kensington, sub district of Brompton in the county of Middlesex, records R Copland present at the death of James Vincent Clinch as the informant. The cause of death was certified as Remittant Fever, Maltese Fever 3 1/2 years ago, albuminuria 6 months, haematuria from kidney 3 days, purpura 5 days haemorrhagia.