The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Colvin-Smith, Sir Colvin
Colvin-Smith, M.A., Sir Colvin; (1903) b. 1829; s. of Rev. Robert Smith, D.D. of Old Macker, Aberdeen: educ; at Grammar school and Kings College and University, Aberdeen; entered the Madras Army, 1851; served in second Burma war, 1852-3, and in the Indian mutiny, 1857-9; Principal Medical officer with Indian Contingent in Egyptian Compaign, 1882; C.B. 1882; present at Tel-el-Kebir and Zagazig, retired, 1884; Honorary Surgeon to the late Queen and to H.M. the present King; K.C.B. 1903. Address: 5 Cresswell Gardens, S. Kensington S.W.