Haslar Heritage Group

Commanding Officers

There follows a listing of Commanding Officers of the Royal Hospital Haslar.
The listing has been taken from available information within Royal Hospital Haslar using the name and title boards.
The information has been directly transcribed from the title boards and apologies are made should names be missing, or errors have occur. The fault if any lies with the person who had the paintbrush at the time and who’s brushes will have long been idle!

Physicians and Council

10 October1753George Cuthbert MD
1 June1758James Lind MD
24 June1783John Lind MD


26 August1795Captain William Yeo (Buried at RH Haslar)
1 July1808Captain Charles Craven
24 February1820Rear Admiral H Garrett
5 April1838Captain Sir E Chetham Kt KCH
1840Sir John Richardson CB MD FRS
2 December1841Captain Carter
2 December1846Captain Sir W E Parry Kt FRS
26 July1852Captain W J Hope-Johnstone
6 May1853Captain G W C Courtney
14 December1854Captain H Smith C B
10 July1855Captain Sydney C Dacres
5 June1858Captain Hon G F Hastings CB
27 April1863Captain H E Edgell CB
20 June1864Captain C F A Shadwell CB
25 January1869Captain G Wodehouse

Inspector – General of Hospitals and Fleets

12 April1869J Salmon MD
18 April1873W R E Smart CB MD
13 November1877W T Domiville CB MD
25 November1879J W Reid MD Dep IG
1 April1880D L Morgan CB MD
8 June1883Ahmutyn Irwin CB MD
2 June1884James N Dick (Medical Director General)
7 June1887John Breakey MD
25 April1889Doyle M Shaw CB
25 April1892E T Mortimer
2 January1894Duncan Hilston MD
2 January1897A Turnbull MD
9 March1898H MacDonald CB
12 July1899H D Stanistreet
18 March1901R W Coppinger MD
15 March1904H M Ellis
1 July1904C G Godding
1 July1907J Porter CB MD (Medical Director General)
1 May1908T D Gimlette CB

Surgeons – General

1 May1911H Todd CB KHS
5 June1913J J Dennis CB MD

Surgeon Rear Admirals

26 June1916C Welch CB
4 October1918A G Wildey CB
5 May1920W Bett CB MVO
26 April1923A Maclean CB MB KHS
26 April1926D W Hewitt CB CMG MB FRCS
9 May1929H C Whiteside CB
7 May1932W W Keir CMG KHS
1 May1935C L Buckeridge CB OBE KHS
25 November1937T Creaser MD BCh DTM&H KHP
25 November1940W Bradbury CBE DSO MB BCh
27 January1945H R B Hull CB KHS
27 October1946J A O’Flynn CB KHP
21 March1948J A Maxwell CB CVO CBE KHS
15 June1949F G Hunt CB CBE QHP
30 October1952J Hamilton CB CBE QHS
30 June1955E T Rudd CB CBE QHS
30 June1958G Phillips CB QHS
30 June1961D D Steele-Perkins CB CVO QHS (Medical Director General)
8 June1963J M Holford CB OBE FRCP
1 April1966E B Bradbury CB QHP
7 July1969N S Hepburn CB CBE QHP
30 June1972C L T McClintock CB OBE QHS

Surgeon Captains

30 June1975A P M Nicol CBE MVO FFARCS
4 May1976F A F Mackenzie QHP FRCR
9 May1978P W Head OBE QHS FRCS
8 January1982J W Richardson OBE QHS FRCS
26 April1983J B Drinkwater QHS FRCS
3 April1984R Radford QHS FFARCS
11 November1986D A Lammiman LVO FFARCS QHS
13 December1988F St C Golden OBE PhD MB BCh
4 September1990I L Jenkins QHS FRCS

Surgeon Commodore

1 December1994I L Jenkins QHS FRCS (Surgeon General)

Commander Royal Hospital Haslar

Following Royal Hospital Haslar becoming a Tri-Service Hospital 1 April 1996.

2 April1996Brigadier G E Ratcliffe QHP FRCP
15 March2000Air Commodore T W Negus OBE FDSRCS

Royal Hospital Haslar and MDHU(P)

Following Royal Hospital Haslar entering into partnership with Portsmouth Hospitals Trust.

30 March2001Surgeon Captain L J Jarvis MBBS FRCR
December 2003March 2007Surgeon Captain James Campbell. Last Commanding Officer Royal Hospital Haslar and Fort Blockhouse

ACRONYMs explained

BChBachelor of Surgery [Lat. Baccalaureus Chirurgiae]
CBBachelor of Surgery
CBECommander of the Order of the British Empire
CMGCompanion, Order of St. Michael & St. George
CVOCommander of the Royal Victorian Order
Dep IGDepartment Inspector General
DTM&HDiploma Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
FDSRCSFellow in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons
FFARCSFellow of the Faculty of Anaesthetists of the Royal College of Surgeons
FRCRFellow of the Royal College of Radiologists
FRCPFellow of the Royal College of Physicians
FRCSFellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
FRSFellow of the Royal Society
KCHKing's College Hospital (UK)
KHPKing's Honorary Physician
KHSKing's Honorary Surgeon
KtKnowledge Translation
LVOLieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order
MBBachelor of Medicine [Lat. Medicinae Baccalaureus]
MBBSMedicinae Baccalaureus/Bachelor of Surgery [British doctoral degree]
MDMedicinae Doctor (Doctor of Medicine)
MVOMember of the Royal Victorian Order
OBEOffice/Officer of the Order of the British Empire
PhDDoctor of Pharmacy [Lat. Pharmaciae Doctor]; Doctor of Philosophy [Lat. Philosophiae Doctor]
QHPQueen's Honorary Physician
QHSQueen's Honorary Surgeon
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