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Biographical entry Greenhill, Joseph Ridge (1838 - 1924)

MRCS April 13th 1860; FRCS Dec 10th 1863; LM 1860; LSA 1860.

16 February 1838
17 February 1924
General surgeon


Born on Feb 16th, 1838, and was educated at St Bartholomew's Hospital. He entered the Army Medical Service as Staff Assistant Surgeon on Sept 30th, 1863. He joined the 72nd Regiment of Foot on Sept 20th, 1864, the Staff on June 9th, 1865, and the Royal Regiment of Artillery on Sept 4th, 1867. He was promoted Surgeon (Army Medical Department) on Sept 30th, 1873; Surgeon Major on April 28th, 1876; and Brigade Surgeon, being gazetted Brigade Surgeon Lieutenant-Colonel, on Sept 4th, 1888. He was placed on retired pay on Feb 16th, 1893, but was re-employed when on the Retired List, becoming Lieutenant-Colonel on Sept 30th, 1883, under a London Gazette notification of Aug 9th, 1898. He saw active service in the Abyssinia Campaign of 1867-1868. After residing at Bournemouth he settled at Stonehouse, Rose Hill, Dorking, and died on Sunday, Feb 17th, 1924.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Johnston's RAMC Roll, No. 6091].

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