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Biographical entry Pratt, William (1831 - 1882)

MRCS July 25th 1876; FRCS June 14th 1877; LRCP Lond 1865; LFPS Glasgow 1874; LM Lond 1874; MA Aberdeen; MD Liège (with highest honours) 1864; Doctor in Surgery and Midwifery Liège (with highest honours) 1865.

Born
1831
Died
6 May 1882
Occupation
General surgeon

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Educated at Aberdeen, Montpellier, and Charing Cross Hospital, and at Liège, where he acted as House Surgeon and House Physician, after examination, in 1863 and 1864. For the greater part of his life he practised at Newtown, Montgomeryshire, where he was Medical Officer to the Newtown and Llanidloes Union, Surgeon to the Montgomeryshire Infirmary, the establishment of which he assisted by an Infirmary Saturday collection in the town. He lived for his profession, exhibited a versatility of talent, was an honourable friend, wise in counsel, a good scholar, and wide reader. He had been attending a severe case of pneumonia in a badly drained part of the town, when he himself was attacked by double pneumonia, and he died on May 6th, 1882, at the age of 51.

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