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Biographical entry Vaughan, James (1828 - 1884)

MRCS March 26th 1851; FRCS May 1st 1856; JP for Breconshire and Radnorshire.

Born
1828
Died
17 December 1884
Occupation
General surgeon

Details

Came of an old Radnorshire family and studied at St Thomas's Hospital, after which he entered the Indian Medical Service on Feb 2nd, 1852. He served with distinction in the Crimea, and was awarded the Medjidie Order (4th Class) and Medal. He served later in the Central Indian Campaign with the Bombay Indian Army, was mentioned in dispatches by General Sir Hugh Rose, and was awarded the Persian Medal and Clasp and the Central Indian Medal. He retired with the rank of Surgeon Major to The Castle, Builth, Breconshire, where he served as High Sheriff and JP for Breconshire and also for Radnorshire. He died on Dec 17th, 1884.

Publications:
On the Genus of Insects, estrus, which forms the Bots in Horses, Cattle and Heads of Sheep.
On the Gums and other Products found at Aden.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Crawford's History of the Indian Medical Service, ii, 196, 197, 264].

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