RAMC Officers
Of the Malta Garrison
Andrew Russell
Ross
1892 – 1981

Major Andrew Russell Ross

MB ChB (Ed 1914)

13 Jan 1892 [Juniper Green Midshipman] – 21 June 1981

Service Record

1911–1914 Played Rugby for Scotland.

28 July 1914 Start of the Great War.

4 Aug 1914 Britain declares war on Germany.

10 Nov 1914 Special Reserve Lieutenant RAMC.

28 Nov 1914 Mobilized.

28 May 1915 Captain RAMC.

Aug–Dec 1915 Served at Gallipoli.

1915–1917 Served in Egypt.

1917–1919 Served in East Africa.

1 Apr 1919 Permanent Regular Army Commission Captain RAMC.

1920–1925 Served in India.

10 Nov 1926 Major RAMC.

1929 Specialist in Hygiene.

13 Nov 1929 Arrived from England.

7 Feb 1930 Home leave.

14 Feb 1930 Returned from leave.

27 July 1930 Home leave.

18 Sep 1930 Returned from leave in England. Resumed his work as Company Officer, sports officer, and numerous others, in addition to his normal duties.
Captain of 30 Coy RAMC cricket team.

14 Aug 1931 Home leave.

15 Oct 1931 Returned from leave.

29 July 1932 Home leave.

20 Sep 1932 Returned from leave.

14 Aug 1933 Home leave.

13 Oct 1933 Returned from leave.

4 Jan 1934 Home leave.

14 Feb 1934 Returned from leave.

27 Jan 1935 Left for England.

1938–1939 Hygiene Specialist Army School of Physical Training.

3 July 1939 Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.

1939–1941 Commanding Officer 2 Fld Ambulance British Expeditionary Force France.

Mar–Apr 1941 Assistant Director of Medical Services HQ 1 Div.

Apr–Oct 1941 Assistant Director of Medical Services HQ Essex Div.

1941–1942 Commanding Officer Royal Herbert Hospital Woolwich.

1942–1943 Commanding Officer 48 General Hospital Persia Iraq Force.

1943–1947 Served in India.

Sep–Oct 1943 ADMS HQ 166 Lines of Communications Sub Area.

1943–1945 ADMS HQ 108 Lines of Communications Area.

1946 ADMS HQ Lahore Area.

1946–47 ADMS HQ Peshawar Area.

1947–1948 Commanding Officer Military Hospital Chester.

8 Mar 1945 Colonel RAMC.

21 Mar 1949 Retired.

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