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Biographical entry Timins, Charles (1815 - 1892)

MRCS Aug 10th 1838; FRCS April 12th 1848.

23 October 1815
5 January 1892
General surgeon


Born on Oct 23rd, 1815, and entered the Madras Army as an Assistant Surgeon on Sept 11th, 1839, being promoted to Surgeon on Feb 10th, 1856, and to Surgeon Major on Jan 13th, 1860. He saw much active service in China in 1841-1842, where he was present at the bombardment of Woosung, the capture of Shanghai, the storm of Ching-Kiangfu, when he was severely wounded, and the investment of Nankin. He also saw service in the Indian Mutiny, 1857-1858, where he was present in the operations in Bandalkund and the action of Banda. He received the medal for each campaign. Timins retired on Feb 28th, 1864, and lived at Bath, where he died on Jan 5th, 1892.

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