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Biographical entry Shillito, William (1816 - 1903)

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

Born
March 1816
Died
5 January 1903
London
Occupation
Military surgeon

Details

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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