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Chevers, Herbert Longmore Grant

Major Herbert Longmore Grant Chevers, R.A.M, C. (ret.), died at the Military Hospital, Southmead, Bristol, on August 10th, aged 59. He was the third son of the late Deputy Surgeon-General Norman Chevers, I.M.S., and was born on March 16th, 1860. He was educated at St. Thomas's Hospital, took the Edinburgh double qualification in 1884, and entered the R.A.M.C. as surgeon on August 1st, 1885, retiring with a gratuity on May 26th, 1897. He rejoined for duty in the South African war, and was promoted to major on October 18th, 1902, and again rejoined for duty in the-late war on August 9th, 1914. British Medical Journal 30 August 1919


First name(s)Herbert Longmore Grant
Date of birth16 March 1860
Place of birthIndia
Family detailsSon of the late Deputy Surgeon-General Norman Chevers, C.I.E., M.D., F.R.C.S. (Bengal Army), and Emily Anne his wife. In 1860 Herbert was living at 32 Tavistock Road
CollegeSt Thomas' Hospital
Dates at college1879-1884
QualificationsL.R.C.P., L.R.C.S. Edin.1884
Military unitR.A.M.C.
Date enlisted9 August 1914
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Date of death10 August 1919
Age at death59
Rank at deathMajor
Place of deathSouthmead Military Hospital, Bristol
Burial placeSandown (Christ Church) Churchyard, I.O.W.
Commemoration(s)St. Thomas's Roll of Honour

Retired Major A.M.S.

SourcesSt Thomas's Hospital Medical School Records, King's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; British Medical Journal

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