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date: 17 April 2021

Forbes, Jameslocked

(1779–1837)
  • Charles Creighton
  • , revised by Jeffrey S. Reznick

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Forbes, James (1779–1837), military surgeon and physician, was born at Aberdeen, and received his MA at Marischal College, Aberdeen. He then studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh, where he graduated MD in 1803. In the same year he entered the army as assistant surgeon to the ...

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