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The Times/1911/Obituary/William Wilfrid Webb

< The Times‎ | 1911

Dr. W. W. Webb.

Dr. William Wilfrid Webb, M.D., died on Saturday, in his 54th year, at is residence, The Hermitage, Exeter.

Dr. Webb was a retired major of the Indian Medical Service. He was formerly Superintendent of Gaols and Dispensaries for the Meywar and Bikanir States and guardian to the Maharaja of Bikanir. He resided for some years at Netley, and was appointed Curator of the Natural History Museum at the Royal Victoria Hospital, being awarded the Marin Memorial Gold Medal and the Sir Joseph Fayrer's prize for pathology at Netley in 1883. He also obtained several prizes in his medical training at Aberdeen University and at Charing-cross Hospital. At the University he was a prizeman in anatomy and chemistry, while at the hospital he was a silver medallist in botany and a prizeman in anatomy, medicine, and surgery. He was the author of a guide for intending candidates for commissions and for junior officers of the Indian Medical Service, a manual of vaccination,m and a work in the currencies of the Hindu States of Rajputana. At various times he held medical and surgical appointments at the Great Northern Hospital, Hampstead, the Charing-cross Hospital and Medical School, and has been an examiner to the St. Johns Ambulance Association.

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