Richard Havelock Charles (1858 - 1934):
Richard Charles was born in Cookstown, County Tyrone, and was educated at Queen's College, Cork, in Dublin and in Europe. He became a medical doctor, won a gold medal for scholarship and was a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He joined the Indian Medical Service in 1882 and rose to the rank of major-general. He was appointed physician to the Prince of Wales and Serjeant-Surgeon to King George V. He was President of the Medical Board and Professor of Surgery at Calcutta and Lahore. He was knighted and awarded the Grand Cross of the Star of India.