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Biographical entry Hunter, William (1794 - 1871)

MRCS Feb 18th 1814; FRCS Dec 11th 1843 one of the original 300 Fellows.

21 May 1794
28 June 1871
General surgeon


Born on May 21st, 1794, and was gazetted Assistant Surgeon of the Coldstream Guards on Feb 10th, 1814. He was present with his regiment at the Battle of Waterloo, and was on half pay from 1819-1825. On Sept 4th, 1836, he was promoted Surgeon to his regiment; on March 16th, 1838, Surgeon Major; and he retired on half pay on Sept 2nd, 1845. He had lived at 86 Mount Street, London, and died at Woodbank, Ayrshire, on June 28th, 1871.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Johnston's RAMC Roll, No 2759].

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