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Biographical entry Ward, Thomas William (1816 - 1904)

MRCS Dec 21st 1838; FRCS Nov 12th 1863.

10 November 1816
18 April 1904
General surgeon


Born on Nov 10th, 1816, entered the Bombay Army as Assistant Surgeon on Jan 5th, 1841, was promoted to Surgeon on March 10th, 1854, to Surgeon Major on Jan 5th, 1861, and to Deputy Inspector-General of Hospitals on April 2nd, 1866. He saw active service in Sind in 1843, being present at the Battles of Miani and Haiderabad, getting the Medal; during the Indian Mutiny in 1857; and with the Narbada. Field Force and in the Central India Campaign, where he was present at the siege and capture of Jhansi, and the action at Betroa River, obtaining the Medal. He retired on Oct 20th, 1871, and died in London on April 18th, 1904.

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