Degree Information: MA (1778) ; MD (1778)
Countries of Association: Scotland; USA; West Indies
Further information from the University records:
Addison 1727-1897 reads: Physician to the Fleet in the West Indies, and North America, during the American War ; one of the Commissioners of sick and wounded seamen ; Physician to Kings George IV, and William IV. ; one of Physicians to St Thomas's Hospital, London ; Founder of Blane Medals for the best Journals by Navy Medical Officers ; Born at Blanfield, Ayrshire, 29th August, 1749 ; died at London, 26th June, 1834.