Gordon, Robert


M.D. 16.9.1783 on testimonials signed by James Hay and Gregory Grant, Edinburgh.


Studied Edinburgh University.

Regimental Mate Army Medical Service 54th Foot 1775. Surgeon 54th Foot 1779-1781 (retired by sale of his commission and served as Regimental Mate again). Re-Commissioned as Deputy Purveyor 1795. Physician 1796. Half Pay 1802. Full pay 1803. Dismissed the service 1804, but reinstated as physician on half pay 1807. Deputy Inspector of Hospitals 1821. [Doctor, soldier]


Died 27.5.1822.


  • W. Johnston, Roll of Commissioned Officers in the Medical Service of the British Army 1727-1898 (Aberdeen, 1917) 921