William Balmain

Surgeon

1762 – 1803

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Who was William Balmain?

William Balmain was a British naval surgeon who sailed as an assistant surgeon with the First Fleet to establish the first European settlement in Australia, and later became its principal surgeon.

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Born
Feb 2, 1762
Scotland
Nationality
  • Australia
Profession
Died
Nov 17, 1803

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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