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Biographical entry Palmer, Charles Quartley (1786 - 1854)

MRCS Oct 1st 1813; FRCS (by election) Aug 26th 1844.

Born
10 March 1786
Died
24 June 1854
Occupation
General surgeon

Details

Born on March 10th, 1786. From Oct 10th, 1813, to Feb 21st, 1816, he was a Surgeon's Mate on the Hospital Staff, not attached to a regiment, and on Feb 22nd, 1816, became Hospital Assistant to the Forces. He was gazetted Assistant Surgeon to the Royal York Rangers on April 17th, 1817, and was placed on half pay when the regiment was disbanded in 1819. He returned to full pay on the Staff on June 25th, 1820, and was promoted to Surgeon of the 92nd Foot on Dec 30th, 1834. He became Staff Surgeon (1st Class) on July 14th, 1843, and retired on half pay on Sept 18th, 1846, having seen active service at Guadeloupe in 1815. He died on June 24th, 1854.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Johnston's RAMC Roll, No 3995].

The Royal College of Surgeons of England