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Biography of George Stewart Beatson

Graduate Record for George Stewart Beatson

Forename: George Stewart
Surname: Beatson
Degree Information: MA (1835) ; MD (1836)
Countries of Association: India

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Addison 1727-1897 reads: George Stewart Beatson. Born at Greenock, 22nd May, 1814. MA Glasg 1835, MD Glasg 1836. LRCS Edin 1836. CB (military), 1869. Assistant-Surgeon in the Army Medical Department, 1838. Inspector-General of Hospitals (afterwards Surgeon-General), 1863. Did duty on the staff in Ceylon, 1839-51. Surgeon to the 51st Foot in the second Burmese War. Served in Turkey during the Crimean War. Deputy-Inspector-general in the Ionian Islands and Madras. Principal Medical Officer of British Troops in India, 1863-68 and 1871-74. In medical charge of Netley Hospital, 1868-71. Honorary Physician to the Queen, 1866. Died suddenly at Knollswood, Simla, 7th June, 1874. Father of (1) Lieutenant-Colonel Sir George Thomas Beatson, KCB, MD; (2) Colonel Charles Henry Beatson, CB, IMS; (3) Colonel Finlay Cochrane Beatson, CB, and Colonel William J A Beatson, RA.

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George Stewart Beatson
Born 22 May 1814.
Died 7 June 1874.
GU Degrees: MA, 1835; MD, 1836;
University Link: MA (1835) ; MD (1836) Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: military; surgeons
Record last updated: 27th Aug 2013

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Greenock
Place of Birth

India India, Shimla
Place of Death

Myanmar Myanmar, No Region

Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, No Region

Turkey Turkey, No Region

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