James Ormiston McWilliam R.N.
James Ormiston McWilliam R.N.

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James Ormiston McWilliam R.N.Explanation
Brought up in Dalkeith, Edinburgh.
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1808 Born.
1827 Licentiate of the Edinburgh College of Surgeons.
183? Won Blaine gold medal for his journal in Scout.
1840 M.D., Edinburgh.
1843 Published 'Medical History of the Niger Expedition'.
18?? Sent to Cape de Verde Islands to investigate if Eclair had been responsible for yellow fever epidemic at Boa Vista.
1847 Medical Officer to Custom House.
9 June 1848 Fellow of the Royal Society.
1858 C.B. (Companion of the Bath).
1858 Presented a service of plate by the medical naval officers in recognition of his exertions on behalf of their rights.
1859 Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London.
4 May 1862 Died (after a fall downstairs in his own house).
Literature: (DNB).
1829Assistant Surgeon
23 February 1837Surgeon
Date fromDate toService
1836 Surgeon in Scout on the West African station
September 184019 November 1841Senior surgeon in Albert for 1841 Niger expedition

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