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Biographical entry Lloyd, William (1791 - 1870)

MRCS Oct 15th 1813; FRCS (by election) Aug 12th 1852; MD Edin 1814

19 January 1791
13 February 1870
General surgeon


Born on Jan 19th, 1791, and received his professional training at the University of Edinburgh. He became Hospital Assistant to the Forces on May 12th, 1815, and was gazetted Staff Assistant Surgeon on Nov 9th. On Sept 18th, 1835, he was promoted to Surgeon of the 36th Regiment of Foot, and retired on half pay on June 11th, 1841. The fact of his being a half-pay Surgeon is noted in the Fellows' Register, where his regiment is wrongly given as the 26th. He saw active service in the Waterloo Campaign and in the Kandyan Rebellion, 1817, in Ceylon. He died on Feb 13th, 1870.

[Johnston's RAMC Roll, No 3871]

Sources used to compile this entry: [Johnston's RAMC Roll, No 3871].

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