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Wetherell, Sydney

Fl. Lieut. Sydney Wetherell, who was killed by enemy action on April 8, was born in October, 1911.  He studied medicine at Guy’s and qualified L.M.S.S.A. After holding appointments as assistant in general practice he was commissioned as flying officer in the Medical Branch of the R.A.F.V.R. on Dec. 5, 1941. At the date of his death he was medical officer at a R.A.F. Squadron overseas. British Medical Journal. 12 May 1945

Biographical

Surname(s)Wetherell
First name(s)Sydney
Date of birth01 October 1911
Place of birthTowcester Registration District
Family detailsson of William Grainger and Edith Kate Wetherell
CollegeGuy's Hospital
Dates at college1935
QualificationsB.Sc. 1933; M.Sc. 19134; L.M.M.S.A.
Military unitRoyal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 11 Sqdn
Service number112703
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Date of death08 April 1945
Rank at deathFlight Lieutenant
Place of deathBurma
Cause of deathKilled by enemy action
Burial placeTaukkyan War Cemetery
Commemoration(s)Guy’ s War Memorial; Roll of the Fallen, University of London O.T.C.
NotesSydneyWetherell, Flight Lieutenant Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Guy’ s Hospital. Killed by enemy action in Burma. BMJ
SourcesGuy’ s Hospital Medical School Records, King’ s College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; University of London O.T.C.; British Medical Journal

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