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|Subject: STAFF-SURGEON T. M. SIBBALD Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:38 pm|| |
"STAFF-SURGEON T. M. SIBBALD is promoted to be Fleet-Surgeon, October 21st. He was appointed Surgeon, March Ist, I876, and Staff-Surgeon twelve years thereafter. Ve was Surgeon of The Shah when she engaged the Peruvian turret ship Huascar, May 29th, I877, off the town of Ylo, and served in the two night torpedo expeditions (mentioned in despatches). He landed with The Shah Naval Brigade during the Zulu war, accompanied the Ekowe Relief Column, and was present at the battle of Gingindhlovu (medal with clasp)".https://www.1879zuluwar.com/t2353-surgeon-t-sibbald-rn-hms-shah?highlight=SIBBALD