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Brodie, Thomas Grigor

… … the death of Prof. Brodie, which occurred suddenly (from heart failure) at the early age of fifty on August 20. He was not only pre-eminent in the scientific world, but had endeared himself in a. quite exceptional way to his numerous pupils, colleagues, and friends. Nature: 7 Sept 1916

We regret to announce that Dr. T. G. Brodie, F.R.S., professor of Physiology in the University of Toronto, died suddenly in Hampstead on August 20th. British Medical Journal, 26 Aug 1916

Professor T. G. Brodie, the brilliant Physiologist, who was such an ornament to the University of Toronto, both on account of his professional and his personal qualities, died in England on August 20th, 1916. It will be most difficult to replace this distinguished gentleman. Toronto University, President's Report, 1916/17


First name(s)Thomas Grigor
Date of birth1866
Place of birthNorthamptonshire
Family detailsHusband of Alice (Sims). Had at least one son, T/Lt Hugh Victor Brodie, R.N.V.R. 1899 – 6 December 1941
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dates at college1886
Dept / courseMedical Science
QualificationsM.D.; F.R.S.; F.K.C.
Military unitCanadian Army Medical Corps
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Date of death20 August 1916
Age at death50
Rank at deathCaptain
Cause of deathHeart failure
Burial placeHampstead Cemetery
Commemoration(s)King's College Chapel
NotesThe Sambrooke Exhibition in Science of £60 has been awarded to Mr. Thomas Grigor Brodie. British Medical Journal 16 October 1886
Royal College of Surgeons England: The following gentlemen having passed the necessary examinations were at an ordinary meeting of the Council on Thursday, Nov. 13.admitted Members of the College/Hospital. Brodie, Thomas Grigor, L.R.C.P. Lond., 15 Penge Road, South Norwood. British Medical Journal 15 Nov. 1890
The essentials of experimental physiology, for the use of students. By T.G. Brodie, M.D.
A Canadian national
SourcesKing's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Soldiers Died in the Great War; British Medical Journal; Toronto University-President's Report; British Medical Journal; Nature

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