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PostSubject: Brigade Surgeon Patrick Walter Stafford, R.A.M.C   Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:54 pm

"Brigade Surgeon Patrick Walter Stafford, R.A.M.C.(ret.), died at Wimbledon on April 14th, aged 87. He was born in Wexford,and, after taking the L.K.Q.C.P. and the M.R.C.S. in 1859, entered the army as assistant surgeon in January, 1860. He became surgeon major in 1875, and retired, with a step of honorary rank, in 1885. As a regimeintal officer he served in the 56th Foot, now the 2nd battalion of the Essex regiment. During the Ashanti war of 1873-74 he was present at the battle of Amoaful, and received the medal with a clasp; in the Zulu war of 1879 he took part in the battle of Ulundi, was mentioned in dispatches, and received the medal with a clasp".
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PostSubject: Re: Brigade Surgeon Patrick Walter Stafford, R.A.M.C   Thu Apr 11, 2013 9:12 am

(1st May 1879 to 29th December 1881). Campaigns - Zulu War 1879. Present at Ulundi in command of stretcher bearers. Mentioned in Despatches. Died 14th April 1925. Medals - Ashantee War 1873-74 with clasp Coomassie. South Africa medal with clasp 1879.

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PostSubject: Re: Brigade Surgeon Patrick Walter Stafford, R.A.M.C   Fri Oct 28, 2016 12:26 am

An unusual engraving depicting Stafford at the Battle of Ulundi.

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PostSubject: Re: Brigade Surgeon Patrick Walter Stafford, R.A.M.C   Sat Oct 29, 2016 6:22 pm

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Page 24, 25th April 1925


We regret to state that Major Patrick Walter Stafford, K.H.S.,. late R.A.M.C., died on the 14th inst. at his residence at Wimbledon, aged eighty-five. Major Stafford was the son of Walter Stafford, of St. Magdalen's, Wexford, and was educated at St. Peter's College in that town and at the Catholic University, Dublin. He served in 1873-4 in the Ashanti War, in the Zulu campaign of 1879, and in the Boer War of 1881 as P.M.O. of Sir Evelyn Wood's division. In 1885, in which year he retired, he was promoted to the rank of Brigade Surgeon. Among honours held by him were a knighthood of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre, and the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws of the National University of Ireland.—R.I.P.
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