Balmain, William ♂
M.A. and M.D. 23.7.1803 on testimonials signed by James Sime M.D. and John Coakley Letsom , London.
Born 2.2.1762 (baptised 7.2.1762 at Forgandenny) son of Alexander Balmain, Balhepburn, Rhynd, Perthshire and Jean Henderson.
Surgeon’s mate Royal Navy 1780. Asst. Surg. [Assistant Surgeon] New South Wales 1786 - 1791. Sen. Asst. Surg. [Senior Assistant Surgeon] Norfolk Island 1791 - 1795. Principal Surg. [Principal Surgeon] Sydney 1796 - 1801. Returned to Britain 1801. Retired 1802. [Doctor]
Died 17.11.1803 in London.
- Dict. Aust. Biog.
- W. Johnston, Roll of Commissioned Officers in the Medical Service of the British Army 1727-1898 (Aberdeen, 1917)
- R. Australian Historical Soc. Jnl. 14 1929 p245