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Frost, Robert Lewis (sometimes given as Louis)

Major Robert Louis Frost, I.M.S. s recorded as “ Died” in an Indian Office Casualty List published on April 30. He was born on April 26 1898 and entered the Indian Army in 1917 as lieut. in the 120th Infantry. He was one of the many young officers “ axed” after the war of 1914– 18 and retired with a gratuity in 1923. He then entered Guy’ s Hospital, took the M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. in 1929, and was appointed to the I.M.S. in August of that year, being ranked as capt. from August, 1926. He had been a member of the B.M.A. since 1931.


First name(s)Robert Lewis (sometimes given as Louis)
Date of birth26 April 1898
Family detailsSon of William Arthur and Ellen Frost; husband of Vyvyenne Frost, of South Kensington, London.
CollegeGuy's Hospital
Dates at college1923 - 1929
Dept / courseL.R.C.P., M.R.C.S.
QualificationsM.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. 1929
Military unitIndian Medical Service
Service numberMZ/8226
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Date of death22 February 1942
Age at death43
Rank at deathLieutenant Colonel
Place of deathIndia
Cause of deathDied
Commemoration(s)Guy’ s War Memorial; Singapore Memorial
NotesRobert Louis Frost, Major Indian Medical Service, Guy’ s Hospital, died. Roll of Honour, University of London O.T.C.
Nationality -Indian
SourcesGuy’ s Hospital Medical School Records, King’ s College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; University of London O.T.C.

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