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Biographical entry Watson, William (1788 - 1849)

MRCS June 5th 1812; FRCS (by election) Aug 26th 1844; MD Marischal College Aberdeen 1810.

7 March 1788
10 August 1849
Benares, India
General surgeon


Born on March 7th, 1788, entered at St George's Hospital as a twelve-months pupil of Sir Everard Home on August 13th, 1810. He joined the Bengal Army as Assistant Surgeon on Aug 11th, 1813, was promoted to Surgeon on April 17th, 1825, and to Superintending Surgeon stationed at Benares on Feb 16th, 1844. He was one of the twenty-nine officers of the IMS to be elected FRCS on Aug 26th, 1844. He died at Benares on Aug 10th, 1849.

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