Convict Ship Surgeon-Superintendent
Date of Seniority Royal Navy 20 July 1838
John Moody (Moodie) was on the List of Surgeons of the Royal Navy who were fit for service in 1841.
He was appointed Surgeon to the Childers.
He was employed as Surgeon Superintendent on two convict ship voyages to Australia:
Lord Auckland to Van Diemen's Land in 1849
Blackfriar to Van Diemen's Land in 1851
John Moody is listed in the Medical Register 1865.
Residence Melville Hospital, Chatham.
Qualifications: Surgeon in the Navy, 1838.
Mem Royal College Surgeons Eng. 1850. 
 Medical Register