RAMC Officers
Of the Malta Garrison
Thomas Stanton
1892 – 1982

Major Thomas Stanton

MB BCh BAO LM (Dubl 1916)

20 Apr 1892 [Cork] – 25 Sep 1982

Service Record

28 July 1914 Start of the Great War.

4 Aug 1914 Britain declares war on Germany.

1 Jan 1917 Special Reserve Commission Lieutenant RAMC.

17 Feb 1917 Arrived from England.

13 Mar 1918 Returned to England.

1 Jan 1918 Captain RAMC.

Nov 1918–Jan 1919 Served on HMT Archangel.

Aug–Oct 1919 Served in North Russia.

1 June 1919 Permanent Regular Army Commission Lieutenant RAMC.

1 July 1920 Captain RAMC.

26 Feb 1920 Arrived from England.

1921 On garrison duty.

7 Sep 1922 Home leave.

23 Sep 1922 Returned from leave.

4 Aug 1923 Home leave.

27 Sep 1923 Returned from leave.

25 Aug 1924 Returned to England. A keen long distance runner while serving at Malta.

1926–1927 RMO 1st/Northumberland Fusiliers.

1928–1933 Served in India.

1 Jan 1929 Major RAMC.

1935–1939 Served in Egypt.

1937–1938 Served in Cyprus.

4 Apr 1940–3 Mar 1942 Temporary Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.
Commanding Officer 202 Field Ambulance.

1942–1943 Served in West Africa.

1943–1944 Assistant Director of Medical Services HQ 81 (WA) Division.

13 Sep 1943 Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.

1943–1945 Served in India.

1 Mar 1943 Acting Colonel L/RAMC.

June–July 1945 Commanding Officer No 31 General Hospital.

July–Nov 1945 Commanding Officer No 31 Combined Military Hospital Quetta.

1946–1947 Commanding Officer 252 Military Prisoner of War Hospital.

26 June 1947 Retired.

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