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Biographical entry Hartle, Robert (1775 - 1860)

MRCS Dec 18th 1800; FRCS (by election) Aug 26th 1844; MD St Andrews 1819.

16 October 1775
12 May 1860
Port of Spain, Trinidad
General surgeon


Born on Oct 16th, 1775; entered the Army as Surgeon's Mate on Dec 1st, 1796, on the hospital staff unattached to a regiment. He was gazetted Assistant Surgeon to the 68th Foot on Oct 22nd, 1801, Surgeon to the 1st West India Regiment on Feb 25th, 1804, and was promoted to the staff on Jan 28th, 1813. On March 6th, 1823, he was given brevet rank as Deputy Inspector of Hospitals, and Deputy Inspector-General of Hospitals on July 22nd, 1830. He saw active service at St Lucia in 1803, at Martinique in 1809, and at Gaudeloupe in 1815. He retired on half pay on Aug 16th, 1831, and died at Port of Spain, Trinidad, on May 12th, 1860.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Johnston's R.A.M.C. Roll, No. 2183].

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