Title
Prof.
First name(s)
Albert
Surname
Carless
Position(s) held at King's College London
  • House Surgeon at King's College Hospital (1886-1889)
  • Sambrooke Surgical Registrar at King's College Hospital (1889)
  • Assistant Surgeon at King's College Hospital (1889-1898)
  • Teacher in Operative Surgery  (1896-)
  • Demonstrator of the Principles and Practice of Surgery (1899-[1902])
  • Teacher of Practical Surgery (1899-1902)
  • Surgeon at King's College Hospital (1898-1919)
  • Professor of Surgery, 1902-1918
  • Chairman of the Medical Board (1914)
  • Member of the Committee of Management, King’s College Hospital
  • Fellow, King’s College, London (1908) Ref: *1 *2 *3

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended
  • King’s College School
  • King’s College, London (Medical Department) (1881) Ref: *1 *2 *3
Qualifications
  • Carter Gold Medal Prize for Botany, King’s College London (Medical Department) (1882)
  • Junior Scholarship, King’s College London (Medical Department) (1882)
  • Second Year Scholarship, King’s College London (Medical Department) (1883)
  • Senior Medical Scholarship, King’s College London (Medical Department) (1885)
  • Warneford and Leathes Prizes, King’s College London (Medical Department) (1883)
  • MB (1883, 1886)
  • MRCS (1885)
  • LSA (1885)
  • BS Gold Medal (1887)
  • MS Lond. Gold Medal (1888) Ref: *1 *2 *3
Position(s) held (non King's College London)
  • Honorary Fellow, American College of Surgeons (1920)
  • Colonel, Army Medical Service (1914-1918)
  • Consulting Surgeon, Eastern Command (1914-1918)
  • Honorary Medical Director of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes Ref: *1
Professional activities
  • FRCS (1888)
Publications
  • With William Rose, Manual of Surgery (1919) Ref: *3

Personal details

Date of birth
1861
Place of birth
Richmond, Surrey
Date of death
27 April 1936
Place of death
Worthing
Obituary

Br Med J 1936;1:963
 

Family details

Married Ada Carless. Their two sons fell in the Great War. Ref: *2

Notes

  • CBE (1919) Ref: *1

References

  1. H. Willoughby Lyle, King’s and Some King’s Men (Oxford and London: Oxford University Press and Humphrey Milford, 1935), 389390
  2. Br Med J 1936;1:963
  3. Who’s Who 1906, 288

Photograph: King’s College London Archives

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