Andrew Smith

1797–1872

Army surgeon Stationed in South Africa, 1821–37. Principal medical officer at Fort Pitt, Chatham, 1837; deputy inspector-general, 1845. Director-general, Army Medical Department, 1853–8. An authority on South African zoology. Knighted, 1859. FRS 1857.

Sources: DNB

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