John MacDonald Scotland Argentina

Biography of John MacDonald

John MacDonald graduated MD from the University of Glasgow in 1862.

He was resident surgeon at Glasgow Royal Infirmary from 1862-1863, before becoming surgeon-major of the Argentine Army. He then became a practitioner at Buenos Aires and visiting surgeon of the British Hospital there.

MacDonald died at Lynedale House, Skye on 7 December 1879.


Other Online Resources

Archival Materials

  • Addison, W. Innes, The Matriculation Albums of the University of Glasgow, 1728-1858


John MacDonald
Died 7 December 1879.
GU Degree: MD, 1862; Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences,
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: military; surgeons
English snippet: Surgeon-Major of the Argentine Army
Record last updated: 26th Jun 2014

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Scotland Scotland, Skye
Place of Death

Argentina Argentina, Buenos Aires

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