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Biographical entry Young, Donald Smith (1792 - 1852)

MRCS Aug 20th 1813; FRCS (by election) Aug 26th 1844.

18 January 1792
5 November 1852
General surgeon


Born on Jan 18th, 1792; entered the HEIC as Assistant Surgeon in the Madras Army on Sept 5th, 1913. He was promoted to Surgeon on May 6th, 1827, to Superintending Surgeon on Dec 15th, 1841, to Inspector-General of Hospitals on Jan 21st, 1851, and to Surgeon General on Feb 12th, 1851, when he retired. He served in the Nizam's Army for twenty-four years, in the Third Maratha, Pindari, or Dekkan War of 1817-1818, and was present at the capture of Singluw.

He died at 11 Ovington Square, Brompton, London, SW, on Nov 5th, 1852.

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