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Biographical entry Mulroney, Thomas Richard (1853 - 1938)

MRCS 18 January 1880; FRCS 31 May 1900; MD CM Malta 1870; LRCP LRCS and LM Edinburgh 1879.

23 June 1853
29 September 1938
Newquay, Cornwall
Military surgeon


Born at sea when his parents were on the way to India on 23 June 1853, the eldest of the nine children of Dr Mulroney, apothecary and chirurgeon attached Bombay Government for military duty, and Elizabeth Edwardes, his wife. He was educated in Bombay and graduated from the University of Malta. He served as assistant apothecary in the sub-medical departĀ¬ment, Bombay, from 27 September 1873 until 30 March 1880. He was gazetted surgeon IMS, Bengal, on 31 March 1880, was promoted major, 31 March 1892, and lieutenant-colonel, 31 March 1900. He retired from the service on 13 August 1909, settled in England, and died after a short illness at Crigga, Newquay, Cornwall on 29 September 1938. He married Eva Amelia Rae on 4 October 1893. She survived him with five daughters.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Crawford's Roll of the IMS, Bengal list, No 2145; information given by Major I R Dyer of behalf of Mrs Mulroney].

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