Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison McTavish Alexander Campbell
767 Brigade Surgeon Alexander Campbell McTavish
LRCS (Ed 1858) 20 Jan 1836 [Argyllshire] – 2 Dec 1916 [Kilmartin Kingswear Devonshire]
Brigade Surgeon Alexander Campbell McTavish took the diploma of the Licentiate of the Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburgh in 1858. He entered the Army Medical Department as assistant surgeon on 12 January 1859, becoming surgeon in 1871 and surgeon-major in 1873.
He retired with the honorary rank of Brigade Surgeon on 7 July 1880. Most of his service was in the 60th Rifles and 17th Lancers. He had no war service.
Service Record — Alexander Campbell McTavish
12 Jan 1859 Commissioned Staff Assistant Surgeon vice Staff Assistant Surgeon William Henry Leslie appointed to 48th Foot.
12 Jan 1859 Promoted Assistant Surgeon 4th/60th (The King's Royal Rifle Corps). The subsequent vacancy on the Staff was filled by Acting Assistant Surgeon Charles Edward Smith.
14 May 1861 Assistant Surgeon 72nd (Duke of Albany's Own Highlanders) Regiment of Foot.