Frederick Douglas, Surgeon Major

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Frederick was the son of Major-General Sir William Douglas, 11th of Timpendeanand Marrianne (Mary-Anne) Tattersall.

Obit. - "WE regret to announce the death of Surgeon-Major Frederick Douglas,M.D., of the 87th loyal Irish Fusiliers, at Halifax, Nova Scotia, on January 5th, from " valvular disease of the heart. " His age was nearly 50. He was born in February, 1823. He entered the army medical service in MIarch, 1849, when he was appointed assistant-surgeon to the 26th Foot. He was promoted to the rank of surgeon in October, 1857, and served on the staff till January, 1858, when he was appointed surgeon to the 10th Foot. He became surgeon-major in March, I869,and served again on the staff till July of that year, when he was appointed to the 87th Foot. He was a general favourite, and is much regretted."

Surgeon Major Frederick Douglas

LRCS (Ed 1844) MD (Ed 1844)

9 Feb 1823 [Harrow] – 5 Jan 1873 [Halifax Nova Scotia]

Surgeon Major Frederick Douglas served in the East Indies. He had no war service.

Service Record
30 Mar 1849 Assistant Surgeon 26th (The Cameronians) Regiment of Foot.

2 Oct 1857 Promoted Staff Surgeon 2nd Class.

26 Jan 1858 Promoted Surgeon 2nd/10th (North Lincolnshire) Regiment of Foot. Served in the East Indies.

25 Dec 1867 Promoted Staff Surgeon. Served in Bombay.

30 Mar 1869 Promoted Staff Surgeon-Major.

31 July 1869 Surgeon-Major 87th (The Royal Irish Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot.

Malta 28 Dec 1869 Arrived from England.

Malta 1870 Surgeon-Major 87th Foot.

Malta 9 June 1871 Left on home leave.

11 Dec 1871 Member of a Medical Board with Inspector General Joshua Paynter, and Assistant Surgeon John Colahan 52nd Regiment.

Malta 14 May 1872 Returned to Malta.

15 May 1872 Left for Nova Scotia.


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  • British Army Medical Services, And the Malta Garrison, 1799 — 1979


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