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Biographical entry Kinsey, Robert Bancroft (1816 - 1865)

MRCS March 30th 1838; FRCS Oct 3th 1857; LSA 1838.

24 May 1816
1 April 1865
Calcutta, India
General surgeon


Born at sea on May 24th, 1816, and was educated at St George's Hospital, where he became twelve months' surgical pupil to George Gisborne Babington on Jan 20th, 1837. He entered the Bengal Army as Assistant Surgeon on Feb 17th, 1839, being promoted Surgeon on March 15th, 1853, Surgeon Major on Feb 17th, 1859, and Deputy Inspector-General of Hospitals on Dec 17th, 1863. He saw active service in the Indian Mutiny in 1857-1858, and was latterly stationed at Dinapore. He was also Civil Surgeon at Purneah. He died at Calcutta on April 1st, 1865.

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