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Field, Hassell Dyer

Captain Hassell Dyer Field, R.A.M.C., died of wounds on September 28th. He was the younger surviving son of Mr. Lascelles Field, of Thirlfield Norbury, and was educated at Uppingham and at St. Thomas's Hospital, taking the diplomas of M.R.C.S. and L.R.C.P. Lond. in 1914. After acting as resident medical officer of the Royal Victoria Hospital, Bournemouth, he took a temporary commission as lieutenant in the R.A.M.C. in April, 1915, and was promoted to captain on completion of a year's service. He went to the front in December 1916. British Medical Journal 13 Oct. 1917

Biographical

Surname(s)Field
First name(s)Hassell Dyer
Date of birth1889
Place of birthCroydon District
Family detailsSon of Emily Lascelles Field, of Norbury, London, and the late Walter Field; husband of Olive Field, of Thorpe Rectory, Tamworth, Staffs. Educated at Uppingham
Previous educationUppingham School
CollegeSt Thomas' Hospital
Dates at college1908-1914
Dept / courseConjoint Diploma
QualificationsM.R.C.S.. L.R.C.P. 1914
Military unitR.A.M.C. 134th Field Amb.
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Date of death28 September 1917
Age at death28
Rank at deathCaptain
Place of deathPasschendaele
Cause of deathDied of wounds
Burial placeGodewaersvelde British Cemetery, Nord, France (Buried in the same grave as K.T. Limbery M.C.)
Commemoration(s)St. Thomas's Roll of Honour
SourcesSt Thomas's Hospital Medical School Records, King's College London Archives, Commonwealth War Graves Commission; British Medical Journal

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