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Biographical entry Shillito, William (1816 - 1903)

MRCS Feb 2nd 1838; FRCS May 13th 1857.

March 1816
5 January 1903
Military surgeon


Born in March, 1816, and received his professional training at St George's Hospital, where he became a twelve-months pupil to Robert Keate in October, 1834. He entered the Bengal Army as Assistant Surgeon on July 7th, 1838, being promoted Surgeon on March 31st, 1852, and Surgeon Major on Feb 1st, 1859. In 1844 he was Assistant Surgeon to the 44th Native Infantry, and he saw active service in Afghanistan (1839-1842). He retired on July 23rd, 1863, and for many years lived at 6 Burston Road, Putney, SW, where he died on Jan 5th 1903.

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