GORDON, Charles A. 1820 — London 30.9.1899. British Surgeon-General in India. Studies at Edinburgh and St.Andrews (M.D. 1849). From 1841 Assistant Surgeon in Army Medical Department, served in North India, 1847-48 on West Africa expedition and 1860-61 in China. In 1870-71 in Franco-German was as medical commissioner for the French Army, then Surgeon-General in Madras. Retired in 1880. K.C.B. 1897.
Publications: “On Hygiene in Ancient India”, MJLS 1879, 1-35.
– medical writings.
Sources: British Medical Journal 1899, 958f.