Medical Officers
Of the Malta Garrison
Michael McDermott
1798 – 1859

Hospital Assistant Michael McDermott MD (Dubl 1820)

? 1798 – 1 Mar 1859 [Dublin]

Service Record

7 Feb 1814 Hospital Assistant.

18 June 1815 Served at Waterloo.

25 Feb 1816 Placed on half-pay.

12 Apr 1821 Recalled from half-pay.

Malta 17 Oct 1821 Arrived from England from half-pay.

Malta 1822 Hospital Assistant on a daily rate of pay of 7s 6d.

9 Mar 1822 Left Malta.

25 Dec 1823 Assistant Surgeon Ceylon Regiment.

22 June 1825 Assistant Surgeon 83rd Regiment of Foot.

2 Nov 1826 Assistant Surgeon 61st (South Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot.

23 June 1837 Staff Assistant Surgeon.

5 Apr 1839 Promoted Surgeon 89th Regiment of Foot, on the death of Surgeon Hugh Orr at Trinidad on 22 Jan 1839. Consequently, Gentleman Nicholas O'Connor was commissioned Staff Assistant Surgeon on the promotion of McDermott.

4 Nov 1853 Retired to half-pay.

4 Sep 1856 Resident at 4 York Street St James Square London. Aged 58 or 59 years married Helen Butler, daughter of Major Butler 45th Regiment who died in 1845, at the catholic church Kingstown near Dublin.

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