Surgeon George Eleazer Blenkins
FRCS (Eng 1852)
? – 26 Sep 1894 [Worthing]
7 Oct 1836 Member of the Royal College of Surgeons.
13 Apr 1838 Appointed Assistant Surgeon 2nd/Grenadier Guards.
1852 Elected Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons.
Resident at Whiteheads Grove, Chelsea.
Malta 12 Mar 1854 Arrived from England.
21 Apr 1854 Left for Turkey.
24 Nov 1854 Appointed Battalion Surgeon 3rd/Grenadier Guards vice Surgeon Francis Cornelius Huthwaite who died at Balaclava on 30 Sept 1854. The vacancy created by the promotion of Blenkins was filled by Gentleman Gilbert Prout Girdwood.
24 Jan 1858 Surgeon Major Grenadier Guards.
2 Mar 1858 Awarded the Imperial Order of the Medjidie (5th Class) by the Sultan for his distinguished services before the enemy during the war against Russia.
12 Dec 1868 Retired to half-pay with the honorary rank of Deputy Inspector General, having completed 31 years service on full pay.
26 Sep 1894 Died at Worthing.
- Entry No: 4511. William Johnston, Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army, 20 June 1727-23 June 1898. (Aberdeen, University Press, 1917).
- Biographical details of Medical Officers of the British Army on full pay (1826–1840).