Medical Officers
Of the Malta Garrison
Thomas Abraham
Jerningham Cocksedge
1839 – 1912

Assistant Surgeon Thomas Abraham Jerningham Cocksedge

20 Nov 1839 [Northamptonshire] – 23 July 1912

Service Record

Mdina Sanatorium
Mdina Sanatorium

1 Oct 1867 Staff Assistant Surgeon.

Malta 15 Nov 1868 Arrived from England.

Malta Jan 1869 On duty at Citta Vecchia.
Malta Oct – Dec 1969 On duty at Pembroke Camp.

Malta 1 Jan 1870 On duty at Cottonera Hospital.

Mdina Sanatorium
The ancient palace of the Grand Masters was converted into a sanatorium under the authority of the Rt Hon Sidney Herbert Secretary of State for War during the government of HE Lt Gen Sir Gaspard Le Marchant in 1860.

Malta 1 Feb 1870 On leave of absence.

Malta 26 Feb 1870 Assistant Surgeon 52nd (Oxfordshire Light Infantry) Regiment.

Malta 16 Mar 1870 To England.

Malta 31 Oct 1870 Admitted to hospital on 1 October 1870 suffering from acute mania. He appeared before a Medical Board and was returned to England on a medical certificate.

14 Jan 1871 Staff Assistant Surgeon.

26 June 1872 Assistant Surgeon The Royal Artillery.

1 Mar 1873 Surgeon Army Medical Department.

17 Feb 1875 Reduced to half-pay.