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Biographical entry Craddock, William (1818 - 1872)

MRCS May 4th 1840; FRCS May 12th 1859; LSA 1840; MD St Andrews 1859; LRCP Edin 1859.

July 1818
18 April 1872
Military surgeon


Born in July, 1818, the son of John Craddock, of Radstock, Somerset. He joined the Bengal Army as Assistant Surgeon on Jan 30th, 1843, being promoted to Surgeon on May 31st, 1857, and to Surgeon Major on Jan 30th, 1863. In 1857 he was attached to the 70th Native Infantry, and saw service in the First Sikh or Sutlej War (1845-1846) and in China (1858-1859). He retired on Dec 25th, 1870. He died on board the ss Scotland off Cape St Vincent, on April 18th, 1872.

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