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Biographical entry Melles, James (1781 - 1846)

MRCS May 7th 1802; FRCS (by election) Aug 26th 1844; MA Marischal College Aberdeen 1799; MD 1806; FRCP Edin 1827.

16 November 1781
17 March 1846
General surgeon


Born on Nov 16th, 1781, and served as Surgeon on Board HMS Fame (1804-1805). He entered the Bengal Army on Sept 18th, 1806, was promoted Surgeon on Nov 25th, 1818, and Superintending Surgeon on July 13th, 1837. He was one of the twenty-nine members of the IMS to be elected a Fellow on Aug 26th, 1844. He was a Member of the Medical Board of Bengal, and retired on April 1st, 1845. He then lived at Prospect Place, Maida Hill, London, W, and died on March 17th, 1846. [His name also appears as MELLIS.]

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