John Hall (Doctor)

John Hall (Doctor)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sir John Hall (1795, Little Beck, Westmorland - 17 January 1865, Pisa) was a British military surgeon. Studying at Guy's Hospital and St Thomas's Hospital, he joined the Army Medical Service in June 1815, being posted to Flanders just in time for the final stages of the Waterloo campaign. He then served in Jamaicra (1818-1827 and 1841-44), Ireland (from 1835-36, and in 1844), Spain and Gibraltar (1836-39), South Africa {1847-51, during the Cape frontier wars) and Bombay (1851-54). He was ordered from Bombay straight to the Crimea for the Crimean War in 1854, with the rank of Inspector-General of Hospitals, to head its main receiving hospital at Scutari during that campaign. In that role he came into contact and conflict with Florence Nightingale (whom he called in his letters a "petticoat imperieuse"), though he fully welcomed the help offered by Mary Seacole. He returned from the Crimea in 1856, and retired a year later.show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135700294
  • 9786135700299