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Hiley, Richard Farrar

Temporary Lieutenant Richard Farrar Hiley, I.M.S., died at Saidapur, Coorg, on March 20th 1917. He was educated at Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. in 1884, and at St. Thomas's Hospital, and took the diplomas of L.S.A. in 1888, M.R.C.S. in 1900, and L.M.S.S.A. in 1909. After serving as medical officer of Desaguedel Valle de Mexico, and of the Pyrites Company, Newfoundland, he became medical officer of the Planters' Medical Fund in South Coorg, Southern India. He left this post to take a temporary commission as lieutenant in the I.M.S. on January 27th, 1916, and after completing a year's service, during which he served in Mesopotamia, he resigned in bad health on January 27th, 1917, and returned to Coorg, where he died less than two months later. British Medical Journal 6 Oct. 1917

Biographical

Surname(s)Hiley
First name(s)Richard Farrar
Date of birth1861
Place of birthThorp Arch, York
Family detailsSon of Richard (Schoolmaster) and Isabella Hiley of Thorp Arch, York
Previous educationCambridge
CollegeSt Thomas' Hospital
Dates at college1884-1900
QualificationsB.A. Cantab. 1884; L.S.A. 1888; M.R.C.S.1900; L.M.S.S.A.1909
Military unitIndian Medical Service
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Date of death1 March 1917
Rank at deathLieutenant
Cause of deathDied on service
SourcesSt Thomas's Hospital Medical School Records, King's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; British Medical Journal

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