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Biographical entry Fitzpatrick, Nicholas ( - 1852)

MRCS Jan 7th 1803; FRCS (by election) Aug 26th 1844; MD Edin 1830.

13 May 1852
Bath, Somerset, UK
General surgeon


Joined the Army as Supernumerary Assistant Surgeon on April 25th, 1803, and on Jan 1st, 1804, became Assistant Surgeon in the Ordnance Medical Department (Medical Establishment for the Military Department of the Ordnance). On Nov 11th, 1811, he was gazetted full Surgeon in the same Department, and retired on May 30th, 1830. His service in the Field was distinguished. He served in the Egyptian Campaign in 1801 and in the Peninsula in 1808-1812, and, having been present at nine affairs, was awarded a Medal with nine Clasps and the Reward for Distinguished and Meritorious Service. He died at his residence, The Lodge, Bedford, or (according to Johnston) at Bath, on May 13th, 1852.

Doctorial Thesis, De Angina Pectoris, 8vo, Edinburgh, 1830.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Johnston's R.A.M.C. Roll, No. 2325].

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