Surgeon Edward Robertson
MD (Ed 1834)
? – 15 June 1853 [Dublin]
11 Aug 1837 Commissioned Staff Assistant Surgeon.
1 Sep 1837 Exchanged with Assistant Surgeon David Edward 69th (South Lincolnshire) Regiment of Foot.
18 Sep 1846 Surgeon 44th (East Essex) Regiment of Foot.
11 Apr 1848 Surgeon 44th Foot.
Arrived on 8 May 1848. Supported the PMO James Miranda Barry in maintaining that the outbreak of diarrhoea was summer diarrhoea, and not cholera.
1849 On duty with his regiment.
May 1850 Became surgeon 44th following the amalgamation of the 44th with the Reserve Bn 44th Regiment.
27 Nov 1850 Absent from Malta on private affairs.
8 Jan 1851 Rejoined his regiment from leave.
25 Mar 1851 Left for Gibraltar.
27 Feb 1852 Staff Surgeon 2nd Class.
- Entry No: 4488. Johnston W. Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol 1 (20 June 1727-23 June 1898), Aberdeen (1917).
- TNA:WO 25/3901, Records of Service – Officers of the Medical Department (1790–1847).