Bruce, William


M.A. and M.D. 18.9.1775 on testimonials signed by Richard Huck M.D. and G. Fordyce M.D., London.


At time of graduation had served for 26 years as surgeon in the Royal regiment of artillery and had been settled some years in New York. Extra physician North America 1776. [Doctor]


Died in St Lucia [Saint Lucia], West Indies 15.11.1779.


  • Scots Magazine 1780 223
  • W. Johnston, Roll of Commissioned Officers in the Medical Service of the British Army 1727-1898 (Aberdeen, 1917) 867
  • McBean, Biog. Reg. St A Soc. of New York, 72