Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Vowell Christopher Maxwell

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Assistant Surgeon Christopher Maxwell Vowell
19 May 1807 – c.1842

Service Record — Christopher Maxwell Vowell

29 Mar 1827 Hospital Assistant.

28 Dec 1828 Appointed Assistant Surgeon 73rd Regiment vice Assistant Surgeon John Gordon Fraser deceased.

Malta Dec 1829 Arrived from Gibraltar.

Malta June 1830 Embarked for England in medical charge of invalids.

22 Jan 1836 Reduced to half-pay. The vacancy in 73rd Foot was filled by Assistant Surgeon John James Russell 63rd Regiment.

Dec 1838 Colonial Surgeon St Helena.


  • Entry No: 4254. Johnston W. Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol 1 (20 June 1727-23 June 1898 Aberdeen (1917).
  • TNA:WO 25/3901, Records of Service – Officers of the Medical Department (1790–1847).
  • Succession Book Vol 1 (1 May 1846). Returns of service of medical officers in the Regular Army.