Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Doherty Daniel John

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227 Surgeon Daniel John Doherty LRCS (1848)
27 Feb 1824 [Killarney] – 29 Nov 1882 [Dublin]


Surgeon Daniel John Doherty served in the Crimean Campaign from 2 July to 17 August 1855. He was awarded the Crimean medal with clasp and the Turkish medal.

Service Record — Daniel John Doherty

28 Aug 1849 Acting Assistant Surgeon.

25 Sept 1849 Assistant Surgeon 72nd (Duke of Albany's Own Highlanders) Regiment of Foot vice Assistant Surgeon George Horniblow appointed to Staff.

20 July 1855 Promoted Staff Surgeon 2nd Class from 72nd Foot.
Was stationed in Colchester. Served in the Crimean War.

1 Oct 1856 Reduced to half-pay.

28 Aug 1857 Recalled from half pay and was appointed Staff Surgeon 2nd Class.

29 Dec 1857 Exchanged with Surgeon David Stuart Erskine Bain to become Surgeon 2nd/2nd (Queen's Royal) Regiment of Foot.

Malta Apr 1858 Arrived at Malta.

Malta 25 Aug 1858 Left for Corfu.

1860–1861 Served in Ceylon.

4 Sept 1860 Staff Surgeon 2nd Class.

29 Oct 1861 Surgeon 1st/13th (1st Somersetshire) (Prince Albert's Light Infantry) Regiment.

9 July 1867 Surgeon 1st/18th (The Royal Irish) Regiment of Foot.

1870–1872 Served in Dublin.

15 June 1870 Staff Surgeon.

25 July 1870 Promoted Staff Surgeon Major.

1873 Served in Dublin and Queenstown.

1874–1877 Served in Bengal.

22 July 1877 Retired to half pay with the rank of Surgeon Major.


  • Drew R., 1968. Entry No: 5006. Medical Officers in the British Army 1660 – 1960. Volume 1: 1660 – 1898. London: Wellcome Historical Medical Library.
  • RAMC/PE/3/27/Drew. Manuscript for Drew's Roll.
  • Succession Book Vol 5 (1 May 1846). Returns of service of medical officers in the Regular Army.