b.13 January 1848 d.24 August 1896
MB CM Aberd(1869) MD MRCS FRCP(1888)
James McConnell was born at Agra in India, the son of James F. McConnell. He received his medical training at Aberdeen University and St. George’s Hospital, taking the degrees of M.B, C.M, with highest honours, in 1869. In the following year he joined the I.M.S. in Bengal, and rose in twenty-six years’ service to the rank of surgeon-lieutenant-colonel. He was closely connected with the Calcutta Medical College, his first post being house surgeon at the College Hospital and his last professor and physician. He was the author of the College Museum’s catalogue. He died in Calcutta.
G H Brown
[Lancet, 1896; Roll of I.M.S., 179; Aberdeen University, Roll of the Graduates, 1860-1900, 1906, 302]
(Volume IV, page 330)
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