Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
McAndrew William

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Surgeon William McAndrew
17 Sept 1819 – 24 Sept 1861 [Taranaki New Zealand]

Service Record — William McAndrew

6 Dec 1844 Assistant Surgeon 96th Regiment of Foot.

23 Mar 1855 Staff Surgeon 2nd Class.

10 Aug 1855 Surgeon 57th (West Middlesex) Regiment of Foot.

Served in the Crimean War. Was present at the siege and fall of Sebastopol, the bombardment and capture on Kinbourn in 1855, and the expedition to Kertch June 1855.

12 June–9 Sept 1856 On leave.

Malta 2 Sept 1856 Arrived from England.

Malta 1857 On duty with his regiment.

Malta 10 May 1858 Left for India.

24 Sept 1861 Died at Taranaki New Zealand. The subsequent vacancy in 57th Foot was filled by Staff Surgeon-Major James Carroll Dempster.


  • Entry No: 4794. Johnston W. Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol 1 (20 June 1727-23 June 1898), Aberdeen (1917).
  • Succession Book Vol 4 (1 May 1846). Returns of service of medical officers in the Regular Army.