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|Subject: Surgn. J. A. Anderson, M.D., A.M. Dept Sat Mar 17, 2012 8:29 pm|| |
"John Albert Anderson was born on 24 June 1844. He qualified as a M.D. at the R.U.I. in 1866 and was appointed a Staff Assistant Surgeon in October 1867. Serving with the 18th Hussars in March 1868, he was promoted to Surgeon in March 1873. After service in South Africa during 1879 he was promoted to Surgeon-Major on 1 October 1879. Anderson was placed on Retired Pay with the honorary rank of Brigade Surgeon on 30 November 1887 and later became Surgeon Lieutenant-Colonel. Was employed when on the Retired List at Shorncliffe"
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|Subject: Surg. J.A . Anderson . Sun Mar 18, 2012 5:38 am|| |
Medal with 1879 Clasp .
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|Subject: Re: Surgn. J. A. Anderson, M.D., A.M. Dept Sun Mar 18, 2012 1:03 pm|| |
He served in southern Africa from1st April 1879 to 20th October 1879: Campaigns: Zulu 1879: In command of Bearer Company of the Flying Column, Mentioned in Despatches: Present at Ulundi, where he was in Medical charge of detachment of Royal Artillery & Royal Engineers: Medals: South Africa 1879, Egyptian War Medal 1882-1889, Clasp for Tel-el-Kebir & Khedives Star.