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H. M. Chichester

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Borland, James (1774–1863), army physician, was born at Ayr, Scotland, in April 1774. He joined the army medical department as a hospital assistant on 20 December 1790, becoming surgeon's mate in the Royal Highland regiment in 1792, and took part in the duke of York's...


Wintringham, Sir Clifton, baronet (1710–1794), military physician, was born at York, the son of Clifton Wintringham (bap. 1689, d. 1748) and his first wife, Elizabeth, née Nettleton (d. 1737). He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, being admitted on 17 July 1728, becoming a scholar in 1730, and graduating MB in 1734 and MD in 1749. Soon after graduating MB he entered the Army Medical Service, with which he was to be associated for most of his career. In 1749 he was appointed physician to ...