Medical Officers
Of the Malta Garrison
Michael Dundon
1854 – 1936

Surgeon Captain Michael Dundon MD (1876)

12 Nov 1854 [Limerick] – 5 Apr 1936

Service Record

30 July 1881 Surgeon Army Medical Staff.

Malta 5 Aug 1882 Arrived from England.

Malta 23 Oct 1882 To England in medical charge of troops.

Malta 28 Nov 1882 Returned to Malta.

Malta 1883 On garrison duty.

Malta 30 Oct 1884 To England on leave.

Malta 18 Feb 1885 Returned to Malta.

7 July 1885 Married Rebecca Mardrona.

Malta 1886 Charged 2 shillings 4 pence by the Medical Staff Corps QM for lost/damaged Camp Equipment.

Malta 1887 On garrison duty.

Malta 16 Apr 1888 Resident at 2 Margherita Hill Cospicua. To England on leave.

Malta 30 June 1888 Returned to Malta.

Malta 1889 On garrison duty.

Malta 2 Apr 1890 To England in medical charge of troops.

Malta 20 July 1890 Returned to Malta.

Malta 21 Oct 1891 Returned to England and thence to Madras.

30 July 1893 Surgeon-Major.

Malta 27 Apr 1899 Arrived from Madras (by exchange).

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

Malta 19 Feb 1900 Embarked for South Africa.

1899–1901 Served in the South African War. Present in operations in the Orange Free State (Feb to May 1900), including actions at Hontnek (Thoba Mountains) and Zand River; operations in the Transvaal (May and June 1900) including actions near Johannesburg and Pretoria; and operations in Cape Colony, south of Orange River (1899 to 1900).

30 July 1901 Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.

Malta Aug 1901 Arrived from South Africa.

Malta 1902 On garrison duty.

Malta 30 June 1903 To England on leave.

Malta 4 Sep 1903 Returned to Malta.

Malta 12 Oct 1904 Left for Devonport.

11 Dec 1907 Retired on retired pay.

22 Mar 1915 Offered his services to Deputy Directory Medical Services Colonel Richard Reginald Sleman RAMC (T).

Malta 8 May 1915 Recalled to duty from retirement to take over the medical charge of Prisoners of War at Verdala, Salvatore and Polverista Barracks.

Malta 14 Jan 1918 Death of Rebecca Dundon, wife of Lt Col M Dundon, at Cospicua.

Aug 1927 Contested the 1927 elections as a candidate for the Malta Labour Party and was elected with 346 votes.

Temporary Leader of the Malta Labour Party following the 1927 elections but resigned shortly after due to ill health.