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Bellamy, Arthur Griffin

The name of Probationary Temporary Surgeon Lieut. Arthur Griffin Bellamy, R.N.V.R., is included as “ Killed” in an Admiralty casualty list published on November 4. Dr. Bellamy was educated at the University of Cambridge and St. Thomas’ s Hospital, and qualified M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. in 1936. He then took the degrees of M.B., B.Ch. in 1937. He had held the post of senior medical officer at the Royal National Hospital for Consumption, Ventnor, and at the outbreak of war was residing in London. He joined the British Medical Association in April 1938. British Medical Journal 9 November 1940

Biographical

Surname(s)Bellamy
First name(s)Arthur Griffin
Previous educationCambridge University
QualificationsM.R.C.S., L.R.C.P.1936; M.B., B.Ch. 1937
Military unitRoyal Naval Volunteer Reserve, H.M.S. Godetia.
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Date of death07-Sep-40
Rank at deathSurgeon Lieutenant 
Cause of deathKilled in action
Commemoration(s)St. Thomas’ s Roll of Honour in the chapel; Portsmouth Naval Memorial
NotesThe corvette Godetia while on convoy duty was sunk in an accidental collision with steamer Marsa three miles off Altacarry Head, N, Ireland.
SourcesSt Thomas’ s Hospital Medical School Records, King’ s College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; British Medical Journal

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