RAMC Officers
Of the Malta Garrison
Gordon Ernest
Lovell Simons
1891 – 1979

Major Gordon Ernest Lovell Simons

MRCS (Eng) LRCP (Lond 1916)

8 Mar 1891 [Sydenham Kent] – 26 July 1979

Service Record

28 July 1914 Start of the Great War.

4 Aug 1914 Britain declares war on Germany.

7 Nov 1916 Special Reserve Commission Lieutenant RAMC.

2 Feb 1917 Mobilised.

1917–1922 Served in India.

2 Feb 1918 Captain RAMC.

1 Apr 1919 Permanent Regular Army Commission Lieutenant RAMC.

2 Aug 1920 Captain RAMC.

1922–1925 Served with the British Army of the Rhine.

1924 Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

1925–1931 Served in India.

1926–1927 Specialist in Gynaecology.

Feb–Oct 1927 Served in Shanghai.

2 Feb 1929 Major RAMC.

July 1929 The engagement was announced between Major Gordon Ernest Lovell Simons youngest son of Mr and Mrs A Lovell Simons of Sydenham London and Lorna only daughter of Lt Col B H V Dunbar RAMC and Mrs Dunbar of 3 Mayo Road Lucknow.

14 Nov 1933 Arrived from England.

1934 On garrison duty

10 July 1935 Home leave.

3 Sep 1935 Returned from leave.

1936 On garrison duty

5 Apr 1937 Home leave.

24 June 1937 Returned from leave.

13 Dec 1937 Returned to England.

1938–1939 Office Commanding Military Families Hospital Tidworth.

26 Feb 1940 Acting Lieutenant Colonel L/RAMC.

1939–1940 Served with the British Expeditionary Force in France.

1940–1941 Commanding Officer 191 Field Ambulance.

1942–1946 Served in East Africa.

1942 Officer-in-Charge Surgical Division No 1 General Hospital.

1942–1943 Commanding Officer 6 General Hospital.

8 Mar 1943 Acting Colonel L/RAMC.

8 Sep 1943 War Substantive Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.

27 Sep 1943 Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.

1944–1945 Commanding Officer 3 General Hospital.

1945–1946 Assistant Director of Medical Services HQ Northern Area.

1946–1947 President Standing Medical Board Northern Command.

20 Feb 1948 Retired with the honorary rank of Colonel.

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