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Biographical entry Hastings, Thomas (1819 - 1897)

MRCS June 5th 1840; FRCS (by election) July 9th 1857.

13 July 1819
27 January 1897
Brighton, UK
General surgeon


Born on July 13th, 1819, entered the Bengal Army as Assistant Surgeon on Sept 9th, 1842. He made observations on cholera in 1846. In 1851 he was Civil Assistant Surgeon in East Burdwan, and proposed without success to re-establish the lapsed Bengal Medical Record. He was promoted Surgeon on March 21st, 1857, and Surgeon Major on Sept 9th, 1862. He retired on Jan 1st, 1874, and died at Brighton on Jan 27th, 1897.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Crawford's History of the Indian Medical Service, ii, 458].

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