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Mackler, Arthur

Captain Arthur Mackler, R.A.M.C., died during March 1943 from wounds received in the battle for the Mareth Line. Arthur Mackler, though himself wounded, continued to give directions for the dressing of his comrades and himself: he died at a casualty clearing station two days after he was injured. He obtained the M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., from King’ s College Hospital in 1939 and on the outbreak of war immediately volunteered for service. British Medical Journal 19 June 1943

Biographical

Surname(s)Mackler
First name(s)Arthur
Date of birth13 September 1915
Family detailsSon of Joseph and Regina Mackler, of Hackney, London.
Previous educationCentral Foundation School
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dates at college1934-1936
Dept / courseFaculty of Medicine
QualificationsL.R.C.P., M.R.C.S. 1939
Military unitR.A.M.C.
Service number103549
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Decorations / medalsMentioned in despatches
Date of death05/04/1943
Age at death27
Rank at deathCaptain
Cause of deathDied of wounds
Burial placeSfax War Cemetery, Tunisia
Commemoration(s)King's College Chapel; Roll of the Fallen, University of London O.T.C. & S.T.C.
SourcesKing’ s College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission ; British Medical Journal

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