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Sarson, Edwin Cumbers

It is with great regret that we record the death of Mr. E. C. Sarson. He and his wife were killed in an air raid on March 24th, 1944. Mr. Sarson served as a laboratory technician first at King’ s College, Strand and afterwards at the Museum at King’ s College Medical Services. He retired in April 1933 on a pension from the Medical School. The total length of his service was 46 years, and he was consequently well known to many King’s College Hospital men and women, and to the nursing staff for whose lectures he arranged the teaching material for the Medical School   King’s College Hospital Gazette 19, Summer 1944


First name(s)Edwin Cumbers
Family detailsHusband of Edith Sarson
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Military unitCivilian
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Date of death25/03/1944
Age at death72
Place of death113 Sundale Avenue, Sanderstead
Cause of deathKilled in an air raid
Notes1944, On March 24, E.C. Sarson and his wife were killed in their home during an air raid. Sarson went to King’ s College, London in 1887 as an assistant in the Museum. Later he became laboratory technician in the Pathological Museum of King’ s College Hospital Medical School, and he retired in April 1933, he retired on a pension from the Medical School.
SourcesKing’ s College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission;

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