"Brigade-Surgeon-Lieutenant-Colonel ROBERT NELSON MALLY died atOghill, county Sligo, on July 7th, aged 50. Appointed Assistant-Surgeon October 2nd, 1865, he became Surgeon, March 1st, 1873; Surgeon-Major,October 2nd, 1877; and Brigade-Surgeon-Lieutenant-Colonel, December 27th, 1891, having attained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel, October 2nd,1885. During the Zulu war in 1879 he had medical charge of the 2nd Battalion 3rd Buffs and the 3rd Battalion 60th Rifles. and of the troops atthe Black Umvolosi River. He had received the South African medal with clasp".