Inspector of Hospitals Francis Downing
? – 1 Mar 1830
10 Sep 1799 Hospital Mate.
4 Apr 1800 Staff Surgeon.
1800–1801 Served on the expedition to Ferrol.
Served in the Peninsular War (1808–1814).
7 Sep 1815 Deputy Inspector of Hospitals.
7 Sep 1815 Served at Waterloo, where he was Principal Medical Officer of the 6th Division in France.
Malta June 1816 Arrived at Malta.
25 June 1816 Retired to half-pay.
Oct 1816–Jan 1817 On leave in Sicily.
1 Mar 1830 Died while on half-pay as Deputy Inspector of Hospitals.
- Entry No: 1966. Johnston, W. Roll of Commissioned Officers in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol. 1. London: Wellcome Historical Medical Library, 1968.
- TNA:WO 25/3897 Staff Medical Officers from Principal Inspectors to Purveyors, Clerks and Apothecaries,1799-1847, indexed.