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Biographical entry Kemball, Vero Clarke (1780 - 1853)

MRCS, April 19th, 1805; FRCS, Dec 11th, 1843, one of the original 300 Fellows.

August 1780
20 October 1853
London, UK
General surgeon


Born in August, 1780, and was gazetted to the Bombay Army as Assistant Surgeon on Nov 23rd, 1805, joining up on May 7th, 1806. He was promoted to Surgeon on July 4th, 1818, to Superintending Surgeon on Jan 11th, 1826, and became a Member of the Medical Board on May 1st, 1832. He retired on May 1st, 1835. He saw service at the recapture of the Cape of Good Hope, under Sir David Baird, in 1806. He died at his residence, 6 Chester Place, Hyde Park Gardens, W, on Oct 20th, 1853.

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