Medical Officers
Of the Malta Garrison
Edward Russell Cree
1858 – 1903

Lieutenant Colonel Edward Russell Cree MRCS LRCP

27 May 1858 [Falmouth] – 29 Dec 1903 [Pinewood Sanatorium Wokingham Berks]

Service Record

Edward R Cree
Major Edward Russell Cree (No 1) with officers of 10th Field Hospital December 1899 (RAMC/1281/3). No 2 Major Walter Croker Thomas Poole, No 3 Lt Francis Stephen Irvine, No 4 Lt Hugh Murray Morton No 5 Lt QM Lines

31 July 1880 Surgeon-Captain.

1885 Served in the Sudan Expedition.

He was present at Suakin and saw action at Hasheen, Tofrek and Temai.

31 July 1892 Surgeon-Major.

11 Oct 1899–31 May 1902: Anglo–Boer War

1899–1902 Served in South Africa.

He was present at the relief of Ladysmith and took part in the following actions:

Was mentioned in despatches of Sir R H Buller Natal Field Force (30 Mar and 19 June 1900) (London Gazette 8 Feb 1901).

31 July 1900 Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.

Oct 1901 to 31 May 1902 Principal Medical Officer No 1 General Hospital Cape Town.

Malta 17 Dec 1902 Arrived from South Africa.

Malta 30 Oct 1903 Returned to England on sick leave.