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Biographical entry Macmillan, John McCallum Anderson (1876 - 1947)

MRCS 1 August 1901; FRCS 10 December 1908; MA Edinburgh 1896; MB ChB 1900; MD 1920; LRCP London 1901.

14 October 1876
26 February 1947
Military surgeon


Born 14 October 1876, he was educated at Edinburgh University and the Medical School of the Edinburgh Royal Colleges, and at St Bartholo¬mew's Hospital, London. He served as house physician at the Royal Infirmary and the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, and as house surgeon at the General Hospital, Birmingham, Macmillan was commissioned as lieutenant in the Indian Medical Service on 31 August 1903, was promoted captain on 31 August 1906, major on 28 February 1915, and lieutenant-colonel on 28 February 1923, and retired on 2 September 1930. He served in the first world war and was mentioned in despatches on 12 January 1920. He died at 29 Mansionhouse Road, Edinburgh on 26 February 1947, aged 71, survived by his wife.

Sources used to compile this entry: [The Times, 1 March 1947, no memoir; Crawford's Roll of the IMS general list No 288].

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