Sinclair, William

Education

M.A. and M.D. 10.2.1776 by examination.

Birth/childhood

Born c. 1751 son of James Sinclair of Forss, Caithness.

Career

Probably studied medicine at Edinburgh. [Medical student]

Surgeon Army Medical Service, Newfoundland 1782. Also served in the West Indies. Purveyor to hospitals 1794-1795. [Doctor]

Death

Died at Port au Prince, St Domingo [Port au Prince, Haiti] before 22.9.1795.

Sources

  • W. Johnston, Roll of Commissioned Officers in the Medical Service of the British Army 1727-1898 (Aberdeen, 1917) 1007
  • Med. Reg. 1783
  • P.J. Wallis and R.V. Wallis, Eighteenth Century Medics (Newcastle, 1988)
  • Scots Magazine 1796 218