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Biographical entry Macpherson, Hugh Martin (1820 - 1902)

MRCS July 29th 1842; FRCS Aug 8th 1867; MA MD King's College Aberdeen 1837.

30 August 1820
4 April 1902
General surgeon


Born on Aug 30th, 1820, and studied at Aberdeen and at St George's Hospital, London, where he was for twelve months a surgical pupil under Mr Walker. He entered the Bengal Army as Assistant Surgeon on Sept 18th, 1842, was stationed at Allababad in 1844, was promoted Surgeon on May 22nd, 1857, Surgeon Major on March 31st, 1869, Deputy Inspector-General of Hospitals on March 31st, 1870, and lived in retirement at 6 Wellington Street, London, until his death on April 4th, 1902.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Crawford's History of the Indian Medical Service, ii, 361, gives March 16th, 1870, as the date of his retirement from the Indian Medical Service].

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