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Biographical entry Knox, George (1793 - 1847)

MRCS April 5th 1816; FRCS (by election) Aug 26th 1844.

Born
15 December 1793
Died
2 September 1847
Coimbatore
Occupation
General surgeon

Details

Born on Dec 15th, 1793, and entered the Madras Army as Assistant Surgeon on Jan 9th, 1817, being promoted to Surgeon on Aug 17th, 1829, and to Superintending Surgeon on Nov 23th, 1843. He saw active service in the Third Maratha or Pindari or Dekkan War in 1817-1818 and in Burma in 1824-1825. He is included by Lieut-Colonel Crawford in the list of twenty-nine members of the Indian Medical Service who were elected Fellows on Aug 26th, 1844. He died at Coimbatore on Sept 2nd, 1847.

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