Medical Officers
Of the Malta Garrison
Thomas Clark
1827 – 1871

No 286 Surgeon Thomas Clark Brady

MRCS (Eng 1850)

20 Feb 1827 [Co. Donegal] – 12 July 1871 [Geneva]

Surgeon Thomas Clark Brady served in the Eastern Campaign of 1854–55. He was at the Battles of Balaclava and Inkerman and the siege and fall of Sebastopol including the attack on the Redan on 18 June. He was mentioned in despatches.

Surgeon Brady also served in the Expedition to Kinbourn for which he received a medal with three clasps, including the Legion of Honour and the Turkish Medal.

Service Record

Thomas C Brady
Surgeon Thomas Clark Brady 11 Sep 1868
(Lt Col Foster's collection of Netley photos - courtesy AMS archives)

9 May 1852 Acting Assistant Surgeon 57th (West Middlesex) Regiment of Foot.

21 May 1852 Assistant Surgeon 57th (West Middlesex) Regiment of Foot from Acting Assistant Surgeon.

14 Sep 1855 Appointed Staff Assistant Surgeon vice Staff Assistant Surgeon William Thomas Paliologus who moved to the 77th Foot.

Served in the Crimean War.

Aug 1856 Made a Knight (5th Class) of the French Legion of Honour for his services in the War against Russia.

1856 – 1861 Served in Ceylon.

11 Sep 1860 Promoted Staff Surgeon to fill the vacancy created on the death of Staff Surgeon James Prichard Moline at Cawnpore on 17 June 1860.

1862 Served in Fermoy Co. Cork.

14 Apr 1863 Surgeon 1st/8th (The King's) Regiment Foot.

Malta 10 Mar 1866 Arrived from England.

Malta 1867 On duty with his regiment.

Malta 9 Oct 1868 Left for the East Indies.

24 Apr 1869 Staff Surgeon.

17 Nov 1869 Reduced to half-pay.