in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 832 words.
Forbes, Sir Charles Fergusson (1779–1852), army surgeon and ophthalmic physician, the son of William and Elizabeth Forbes, was born on 22 March 1779, and was baptized at the Independent...