The Royal Army Medical Corps
And the Malta Garrison

The Malta Garrison – 1969

Tanker Angel Gabriel

On 23 Sep 1969, the Greek Tanker Angel Gabriel was driven on to rocks in a freak gale off Valletta. United States Navy helicopters, British paratroopers and Maltese fishermen eventually rescued many of the tanker's crew of 50.

Robert Samut

R Samut
Samut Robert 17 Oct 1869 to 26 May 1934.

In 1969, a 2d stamp was released to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Robert Samut on 17 Oct 1869. In 1920, Surgeon-Major R Samut 1st/KOMR had composed the score for the Maltese National anthem.


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