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Biographical entry Harrison, James (1820 - 1862)

MRCS Jan 7th 1842; FRCS Jan 10th 1861; MD Edin 1841.

13 March 1820
October 1862
Middlesex, UK
General surgeon


Born March 13th, 1820, joined the Bengal Army as Assistant Surgeon on April 5th, 1842, was promoted Surgeon in 1856 and Surgeon Major on April 5th, 1862. He saw active service in the First Sikh or Sutlej War (1845-1846), being present at the Battle of Ferozeshah and receiving the Medal. He served also in the Second Sikh or Punjab War (1848-1849), being present at the Siege of Multan, and at the Battles of Sadullapur, Chilianwala, and Gujerat, receiving the Medal and Clasp. He died at Hillingdon End, Uxbridge, Middlesex, in October, 1862.

Origin and Progress of the Bengal Medical College, 1857.

The Royal College of Surgeons of England