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Biographical entry Jackson, William (1790 - 1854)

MRCS Nov 6th 1812; FRCS (by election) Aug 26th 1844.

28 October 1790
30 March 1854
General surgeon


Born on Oct 28th, 1790, the son of James Jackson, St Martin's-in-the-Fields, Westminster. He entered the Bengal Army, IMS, as Assistant Surgeon on Nov 8th, 1813, was promoted Surgeon on July 14th, 1825, and Superintendent, Sirhiad Division, Bengal, on Feb 15th, 1845. He was on active service in the Nepal War, 1814-1815; in the Third Maratha, Pindari, or Dekkan War, 1817-1818; at the siege and capture of Hathras, 1817; and at the capture of Rangoon, Burmah, 1824-1825. He was one of the twenty-nine Indian Medical Service officers elected FRCS on Aug 26th, 1844. He retired on Aug 1st, 1853, and died at 3 Regent Street, Edinburgh, on March 30th, 1854.

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