General Archibald Hamilton Hilson, C.I.E,
|THE MEDICAL PRESS AND CIRCULAR
JANUARY TO JUNE, 1894
VOL. 108, Page 77
January 17, 1894
THE death is announced of Surgeon-Colonel A. H. Hilson, C.I.E., retired list, Indian Medical Service, at Norwood, at
the age of 58 years. The gallant officer, who was in possession of a distinguished service reward, entered the Army in
1851, and retired in1891. He served with distinction in the Indian Mutiny campaign, being present at the actions of
Sahunpore, Phoolpore, Belwah, Amorah, Doomerajagunj, and Judepspore (severely wounded), granted medal.
He also served in the Bhootan campaign, receiving the medal with clasp.
He became surgeon in 1869, surgeon-major in 1873, brigade-surgeon in 1884, and surgeon-colonel in 1888. He was
honorary surgeon to the Agra Volunteer Rifle Corps, Inspector-General of Civil Hospitals, Bengal, and on retiring
from active service was awarded a distinguished service reward. Ho was created a C.I.E. only last year.