Major General William Burney Bannerman

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William Burney Bannerman

Death: February 03, 1924 (65)
Immediate Family:

Son of James Bannerman, Min. of Ormiston and David Anne Douglas
Husband of Helen Brodie Cowan Watson
Brother of Cecilia Helen Brown; Jemima Margaret Bannerman; James Patrick Bannerman, WS and Catherine Maria Mackay

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Major General William Burney Bannerman

BANNERMAN, WILLIAM BURNEY. 06/07/1858-03/02/1924. Ref: 2153. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: Major General, CSI(1911).
  • Place of Birth: Edinburgh.
  • Place of Death: Edinburgh.
  • Profession: Physician.
  • Appointments Held: Surgeon 1883, Lt Colonel 1903, Brevet Colonel 1910, Superintendent, Bacteriological Laboratory, Bombay, Surgeon-General 1911-18, Madras Govenment, Indian Medical Service.
  • Schools and Tutors: The Edinburgh Academy 1869-76.
  • Undergraduate Studies: MB CM (Edinburgh 1881), B.Sc(Edinburgh 1895).
  • Postgraduate Studies: MD(Edinburgh 1889), D.Sc.
  • Marital Status: Married (1889) Helen Brodie Cowan Watson.
  • Mother: D.A.Douglas.
  • Father: Rev Dr James Bannerman, Professor of Theology, New College, Edinburgh.
  • Other Family: Son-in-law of Robert Boog Watson, FRSE d1910.
  • References: Proc Roy Soc Edinb, 44,1923-24, 273-8; Who Was Who, 2.
  • Date of Election: 05/05/1902.
  • Proposers: Sir William Turner, A.Crum Brown, Sir Thomas Richard Fraser, Charles Hunter Stewart (Billet 3/2, 17/2, 3/3, 17/3/1902).
  • Service to the RSE: Councillor 1919-21, Vice-President 1921-4.
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. I. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 55

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July 6, 1858
February 3, 1924
Age 65