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John Whitmarsh R.N.


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John Whitmarsh R.N.

Convict Ship Surgeon-Superintendent

Naval Service

John Whitmarsh was appointed Hospital Mate on 24 July 1806. He was appointed Assistant Surgeon 24 July 1809.

He was appointed Hospital Mate at Gibraltar in 1810.

Surgeon Superintendent

He was appointed Surgeon Superintendent on the Morley in 1818. The Morley departed the Downs 30 July and arrived in Port Jackson on 7 November 1818

John Whitemarch returned to England on the Shipley in April 1819 with seven other naval surgeons.



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