McGRIGOR, Henry James (d.1931), medical practitioner. ABERDEEN UNIVERSITY MEDAL 1894. Bronze medal impressed on the reverse "PRACTICAL MATERIA MEDICA H. J. McGRIGOR 1895". 51mm, EF (with small scratch on the shield).
Henry James McGrigor was awarded the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 1898 by Aberdeen University. He obtained a commission in the Royal Army Medical Corps in 1900 and from Aldershot was posted in 1901 to Barbados, from where he returned in 1904 with the rank of Captain. Medical reports and publications appear in the early years of the 20th century under his name, and during the first world war he published a number of papers relating to syphilitic conditions. In 1921 his name appears in the medical literature while based in Ceylon. He died in Sydney, Australia in 1931,