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Cornelius, Herbert Julian

Probationary Surgeon Lieutenant Herbert Julian Cornelius R.N.V.R., who lost his life when H.M.S. Royal Oak was sunk by a submarine in Scapa Flow on October 14th, took the M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. as recently as January and the M.B., B.S. of the University of London in June. He was elected a member of the British Medical Association on June 6. British Medical Journal 28 Oct. 1939 

Biographical

Surname(s)Cornelius
First name(s)Herbert Julian
Date of birth1914
Place of birthSt. Georges Hanover Square
Family detailsSon of Mr. and Mrs. H. M. J. Cornelius, of Victoria, London.
CollegeSt Thomas' Hospital
Dates at college1933-1939
Dept / courseLondon M.B., M.S.
QualificationsM.B., B.S. (Lond.), M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P.
Military unitR.N.V.R.; H.M.S. Royal Oak
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Date of death14-Oct-39
Age at death25
Rank at deathSurgeon Lieutenant
Cause of deathKilled in action
Commemoration(s)St. Thomas's Roll of Honour in the chapel; Portsmouth Naval Memorial; Roll of the Fallen, University of London O.T.C.
Notes

Surgeon Lieutenant Royal Navy. St. Thomas’ s Hospital. Killed whilst serving on Royal Oak. University of London O.T.C. Roll of the Fallen 1939-1945

In 1933 his home address was 25 Sutherland Terrace, Victoria SW1

SourcesSt Thomas’ s Hospital Medical School Records, King’ s College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; University of London O.T.C. Roll of the Fallen 1939-1945

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