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Fitch, Laurence Percival

Capt. Laurence Percival Fitch, late R.A.M.C., who died on May 11, aged 34, was the youngest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Fitch of Hastings, and qualified M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. in 1932. After brief periods at Hastings and Newport, Mon., he was in practice at Croydon until June, 1940, when he entered the R.A.M.C. at temp. lieut. He was promoted in 1941, but relinquished his commission in March this year on account of ill-health. British Medical Journal 23 May 1942


First name(s)Laurence Percival
Date of birth1908
Place of birthHolborn Registration District
Family detailsYoungest son of Mr. & Mrs.H. A. Fitch of Hastings
CollegeSt Thomas' Hospital
Dates at college1927-1932
Dept / courseConjoint
QualificationsM.R.C.S., L.R.C.P 1932
Military unitR.A.M.C.
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Date of death11-May-42
Age at death34
Rank at deathCaptain
Cause of deathDied on active service
Commemoration(s)St. Thomas’ s Roll of Honour in the chapel

Deaths: On May 11th, 1942, Captain Lawrence P. Fitch M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. youngest son of the late Mr. and Mrs, H. A. Fitch of Hastings, aged 32 years, St. Thomas’s Hospital Gazette, July 1942

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

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