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No 1187 Macpherson Robert Nasmyth

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No 1187 Surgeon Major Robert Nasmyth Macpherson MRCS (Eng 1864) LRCP (Ed 1865)
9 Apr 1838 [Glasgow] – 27 Sept 1910 [Melcombe Regis Dorset]

Surgeon Major Robert Nasmyth Macpherson had no war service. He had a son Major Robert Nasmyth Macpherson 40th Pathans Indian Army who was killed in action on 18 April 1917, aged 37 years.

Publications: Case of stricture followed by rupture of urethra treated by perineal section leading to recovery. Lancet 1879 vol 1.

Service Record — Robert Nasmyth Macpherson

31 Mar 1866 Staff Assistant Surgeon.

1866–1867 At Aldershot.

1867–1868 At Bengal.

10 Feb 1869 Assistant Surgeon 104th Bengal Fusiliers.

9 Apr 1870 Exchanged with Staff Assistant Surgeon Jeremiah James O'Grady.

1870 At Enniskillen.

1871 At Exeter.

10 June 1871 Assistant Surgeon 4 Royal Artillery (Dublin).

17 July 1872 Staff Assistant Surgeon from 4 RA (Dublin).

1872 At Tynemouth.

Jan 1873 Left for Bengal.

1873–1877 At Bengal.

Feb 1878 Left Bengal for Fleetwood.

31 Mar 1878 Promoted Surgeon-Major.

1879 At Fleetwood, Lancashire.

20 Sept 1879 Birth of a son, Robert, who was commissioned in the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry as a second lieutenant on 3 August 1898, and transferred to the Indian Army on 27 August 1900.

Malta 26 Aug 1880 Arrived from England.

Malta 1881 On garrison duty.

Malta 23 May 1882 To England.

29 July 1882 Returned to Malta.

Malta 20 Aug 1883 To England by exchange.

31 Mar 1886 Surgeon-Lieutenant-Colonel.

3 Aug 1892 Brigade-Surgeon-Lieutenant Colonel.

9 Apr 1893 Retired.

1898–1904 At 3 Malvern Road, Southsea.

References

  1. Drew R., 1968. Entry No: 6300. Medical Officers in the British Army 1660 – 1960. Volume 1: 1660 – 1898. London: Wellcome Historical Medical Library.
  2. RAMC/PE/3/27/Drew. Manuscript for Drew's Roll.
  3. Succession Book Vol 14. Returns of service of medical officers in the Regular Army.