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Peter, Alistair Gordon

Captain Alastair Gordon Peter, M.C., R.A.M.C., died of wounds on July 5th. He was the youngest son of the late Mr. John Peter, factor to Lord Lovat, and was educated at King's College London and at Aberdeen University where he graduated as M.A. in 1898. and M.B. and Ch.B., in 1903. He took the M.R.C.S.and L.R.C.P. Lond. in 1907, and the D.P.H. at Cambridge in 1910. After serving as assistant medical superintendent of the St. Pancras Infirmary at Highgate, as assistant medical officer of the Brook and Grove hospitals of the Metropolitan Asylum Board, and as bacteriologist and deputy medical officer of health to the borough of Croydon, he went into practice at Inverness, till he took a temporary commission in the R.A.M.C. British Medical Journal 21 July 1917

Biographical

Surname(s)Peter
First name(s)Alistair Gordon
Family detailsSon of Margaret Peter and of the late John Peter, of Monaliadh, Inverness
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
QualificationsM.A., M.B., Ch.B., M.R.C.S. and L.R.C.P.
Military unitR.A.M.C.; Seaforth Highlanders 1st/6th Battn.
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Decorations / medalsM.C.
Date of death5 July 1917
Age at death40
Rank at deathCaptain
Burial placeCanada Farm Cemetery, Belgium
Commemoration(s)King's College Chapel
NotesNative of Beauly, Inverness-shire.
SourcesKing's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; British Medical Journal

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