Medical Officers
Of the Malta Garrison
Edward Hodges
1781 – 1853

Purveyor Clerk Edward Hodges

31 July 1781 – 22 Apr 1853 [Reading]

Service Record

25 Dec 1800 Purveyor Clerk.

1801 Served on Sir Ralph Abercrombie's Expedition to Egypt.

Malta 3 Jan 1802 Arrived from Egypt.

Malta 3 Jan 1803 Purveyor Clerk.

Malta 20 Sep 1804 Sailed for England.

4 Nov 1804 Left England for Gibraltar with the medical staff, on the first appearance of the fever epidemic at Gibraltar. The fever was thought to be Yellow Fever brought over from Havana in a Swedish ship.

29 June 1809 Deputy Purveyor.

9 Sep 1813 Purveyor.

1811–1814 Served in the Peninsular War.

25 Dec 1814 Retired to half-pay.

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