b.1776 d.23 May 1811
MD Edin(1798) LRCP(1806)
William Irvine, M.D., was the son of William Irvine, M.D., lecturer on chemistry and materia medica at Glasgow, but was educated at Edinburgh, where he graduated doctor of medicine 25th June, 1798 (D.M.I. de Epispasticis). He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 25th June, 1806. He died of fever at Malta, where he was then stationed in his capacity of physician to the forces, on the 23rd May, 1811, aged thirty-five.
Dr. Irvine was the author of—
Some Observations upon Diseases, chiefly as they occur in Sicily. 8vo. Lond. 1810.
Letters on Sicily. 8vo. Lond. 1813. A posthumous publication.
(Volume III, page 37)
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