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Fisher, Edward Garlick

Surgeon Lieutenant Edward Garlick Fisher, R.N. died at the end of May. He was educated at the universities of Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. with honours and Liverpool, and at St. Thomas's Hospital, and took the diplomas of M.R.C.S. and L.R.C.P. Lond. in 1912. After filling the posts of house surgeon of special departments, of casualty officer, of senior house-physician and of senior residential medical officer at the Royal Infirmary Liverpool, and of clinical assistant at the Liverpool Consumption Hospital, he became medical registrar and tutor at the Liverpool Royal Infirmary, and held that post when the war began. He took a temporary commission as surgeon in the navy on August 7th, 1914, three days after the declaration of war. British Medical Journal 14 June 1919

Biographical

Surname(s)Fisher
First name(s)Edward Garlick
Date of birth1883
Place of birthGarstang District
Family detailsSon of Thomas Fisher, Physician and husband of Catherine Ross Fisher. Home address in 1901 was Eccleston, Garstang
Previous educationCambridge and Liverpool
CollegeSt Thomas' Hospital
Dates at college1901
QualificationsB.A. Cantab; M.R.C.S.. L.R.C.P. 1912
Military unitRoyal Navy H.M.S Vigorous.
Date enlisted1914
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Date of death12 May 1919
Age at death32
Rank at deathSurg.-Lieut.
Cause of deathDied on service
Burial placeGlynn (St. John) Church Of Ireland Churchyard
Commemoration(s)Emmanuel College, Cambridge Roll of Honour; 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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