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Biographical entry Watson, James (1836 - 1894)

MRCS May 28th 1858; FRCS Dec 9th 1869.

Born
10 March 1836
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Died
9 February 1894
Occupation
General surgeon

Details

Born at Loughborough, Leicestershire, on March 10th, 1836; entered the Army as Staff Assistant Surgeon on Feb 1st, 1859, and was gazetted Surgeon, Army Medical Department, promoted to Surgeon Major on April 1st, 1874, and retired with the rank of Brigade Surgeon on half pay on Dec 8th, 1880. His active service included the China Campaign, 1860; New Zealand Campaign, 1863-1866; and the Ashanti War, 1873-1874. He died on Feb 9th, 1894.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Johnston's RAMC Roll, No 5852].

The Royal College of Surgeons of England