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Biographical entry Peach, George A (1778 - 1856)

Member of the Company of Surgeons March 6th 1800; FRCS (by election) Aug 26th 1844.

30 June 1778
21 July 1856
Blandford, Dorset
General surgeon


Born on June 30th, 1778, and was one of the last to become a Member of the Old Company of Surgeons, the Charter instituting the College bearing date March 22nd, 1800. He joined the Army as Surgeon's Mate, unattached, on March 11th, 1800. He was gazetted Assistant Surgeon to the 35th Foot on the following April 14th, and transferred to the Royal Horse Guards on April 11th, 1803. He was again transferred to the 52nd Foot on the following Aug 15th, and to the 9th Dragoons on June 15th, 1809. He saw active service at Copenhagen in 1807, at Walcheren in 1809, and in the Peninsula. He died at Milbrook, Blandford, Dorsetshire on July 21st, 1856, according to a letter from his daughter dated June 6th, 1859.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Johnston's RAMC Roll, No 1973].

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