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Cross, Myles Clayton

Surg. Lieut., Myles Clayton Cross, R.N.V.R. who was posted missing, presumed killed at the end of last year, was educated at Lancing, Trinity College, Cambridge, and at Guy’ s Hospital. He qualified M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. in 1941 and completed his M.B., B.Ch. in 1942; he held house appointments at Guy’ s and later in the Emergency Medical Service. In September 1942, he was accepted for the R.N.V.R. and saw service in the North Africa landings and at Pantellaria, Sicily. British Medical Journal 22 July 1944


First name(s)Myles Clayton
Date of birth26 Nov. 1917
Place of birthFarnham, Surrey
Family detailsSon of William Mark and Cicely Mary Cross, of Elstree, Hertfordshire.
Previous educationLancing, Trinity College, Cambridge
CollegeGuy's Hospital
Dates at college1938-1942
Dept / courseRevision in Anatomy
QualificationsM.A., M.B., B.Ch. (Cantab.).
Military unitRoyal Naval Volunteer Reserve, H.M. Minesweeper “ Clacton”
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Date of death31 December 1943
Age at death26
Rank at deathSurgeon Lieutenant
Cause of deathLost at sea
Commemoration(s)Guy’ s War Memorial; Chatham Naval Memorial
SourcesGuy’ s Hospital Medical School Records, King’ s College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; British Medical Journal

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