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Biographical entry Magrath, Andrew Nicholson (1802 - 1860)

MRCS Oct 19th 1821; FRCS Feb 10th 1853.

21 April 1802
27 December 1860
General surgeon


Born on April 21st, 1802, and entered the Madras Army as Assistant Surgeon on May 10th, 1822. He was promoted Surgeon on May 30th, 1834, and Superintending Surgeon on Jan 31st, 1851. He served with the Mission to Persia in 1824 and was present at the capture of Kittur in December, 1824. In 1857 he was an Inspector-General of Hospitals, and following abolition of the Madras Medical Board, became Director-General of the Madras Service from Dec 29th, 1857, to Jan 27th, 1859. He resigned the service on July 11th, 1859, and died in London on Dec 27th, 1860.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Crawford's History of the Indian Medical Service, 42].

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