Medical Officers
Of the Malta Garrison
Robert Battersby
? – 1881

Assistant Surgeon Robert Battersby

? – 13 Dec 1881

Service Record

22 Dec 1825 Hospital Assistant.

28 Sept 1826 Assistant Surgeon 14th (Buckinghamshire) Regiment of Foot.

13 Dec 1828 Assistant Surgeon 47th (Lancashire) Regiment of Foot through an exchange with Assistant Surgeon Samuel Lightfoot 47th Regiment who exchanged to 14th Foot.

June-Oct 1837 Epidemic of Cholera in Malta.

Malta 7 Feb 1837 Arrived from Gibraltar as Staff Assistant Surgeon to assist with the cholera epidemic.

Malta 14 Aug 1837 Was given unlimited leave of absence by the Medical Board to return to England for the recovery of his health.

Malta 17 Apr 1840 Returned from England.

29 Apr 1840 Transferred from staff to the 47th Regiment.

Malta 10 Feb 1841 Left for the West Indies.

2 July 1841 Staff Surgeon 2nd Class.

28 Dec 1841 Surgeon 47th (Lancashire) Regiment of Foot.

Malta 2 Apr 1853 Arrived from Corfu on board "Andromache" with detachment of 183 men, 13 women and 27 children.

Malta 1 Jan-31 Mar 1854 Away on leave on urgent private business.

Malta 3 Mar 1854 Staff Surgeon 1st Class.

Malta 1855 Staff Surgeon 1st Class.

12 Jan 1855 Appointed Deputy Inspector General of Hospitals.

3 Nov 1856 Retired to half-pay.