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Biographical entry Sillery, Robert ( - 1859)

MRCS June 2nd 1815; FRCS (by election) Aug 26th 1844; MA MD Glasgow 1825; JP; DL.

Military surgeon


Joined the Army as Hospital Assistant to the Forces on June 24th, 1815, and was gazetted Staff Assistant Surgeon on April 18th, 1822. He was promoted Surgeon to the 35th Foot on Jan 4th, 1839, was placed on the Staff (1st Class) on Nov 1st, 1842, and retired on half pay on May 1st, 1849. When on the retired list he was for seven years Medical Officer in Charge of the Military Lunatic Asylum. He resided at Charlton Lodge, Dover, and at the time of his death was a JP and Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Kent. He died in London on May 20th, 1859.

[The name is wrongly given as SELLERY in some old lists].

Sources used to compile this entry: [Johnston's RAMC Roll, No. 3929].

The Royal College of Surgeons of England