"SURGEON LIEUTENANT-COLONEL JOSEPH W. MARTIN, M.B., died at Dublin on September 16th. He was appointed Assistant Surgeon, April 1st, 1871; Surgeon, March 1st, 1873; Surgeon-Major, April 1st, 1883; and Surgeon-Lieutenant-Colonel, April 1st, 1891; quitting the service on retired pay, September 9th, 1891. He was in the Zulu war in 1879 (medal with clasp), and in the Boer war of 1880-81, when he was in medical charge of the garrison of Wakkerstroom during the defence of that town. He also served in the Soudan campaign in 1885, receiving the medal with clasp and the Khedive's bronze star. Officers of the Armv Medical Staff with less than seven years' service may in future be all' wed to exchange with officers of the Indian Medical servlce".