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Of the Malta Garrison – 1969

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Malta Garrison – 1969

Tanker Angel Gabriel

On 23 Sept 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

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.


  • No RAMC Officers or other ranks.


  • The Army List March 1969, London HM Stationery Office 1969.
  • The Army List September 1969, London HM Stationery Office 1969.