ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF ENGLAND

1890 The Lancet  
1336 to the new establishment at Woking, he was placed in medical charge and continued there until he left the -service. Tall, handsome, and commanding in appearance, he was of a warm-hearted and generous disposition, highly honourable, incapable of saying an unkind word of anyone; beloved alike by patients and friends. He retired in February, 1882, and until the time of his decease lived quietly with his family in Edinburgh. About six -months ago dyspeptic symptoms with marked
more » ... ed cardiae.weak-:nessshowed themselves, and were soon followed by insomnia. He lingered until the 26th ult., when, thoroughly exhausted, ihe passed peacefully away, regretted by all who knew him, and leaving an irreparable blank in a sorrowing family. At the time of his death he was on the list of retired staff ,surgeons of the Royal Navy. He was always fond of his ,profession, and interested himself greatly in the advances made in surgical science. He wrote an account of " Thirty 'Years' Experience of a Medical Officer in the English Convict Service."
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