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Biographical entry Mahon, Henry Walsh (1809 - 1878)

MRCS July 25th 1828; FRCS (by election) Aug 26th 1844; B ès L Université de France 1829; MRCP Lond 1841; LM Coombe Hospital and LKQCPI 1863.

9 March 1878
General surgeon


Studied at the Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, the École de Médecine, Paris, and King's College, London. In 1835 he became a Surgeon in the Royal Navy, and in 1846 gained the prize which Sir Gilbert Mane had instituted in 1829 for the best journal kept by a naval surgeon. Latterly he was Staff Surgeon to European Pensioners in New Zealand. In retirement he was an honorary member of the Surgical Society of Ireland, and a Member of the British Medical Association. He died at 88 Bushfield Avenue, Dublin, on March 9th, 1878.

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