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Irwin, John Philip

Biographical

Surname(s)Irwin
First name(s)John Philip
Date of birth1916
Place of birthKing's Norton Registration District
Family detailsSon of John Matthew and Mary Lorna Irwin, of Boscombe, Bournemouth, Hampshire.
CollegeSt Thomas' Hospital
Dates at college1934-1939
Dept / courseLondon Matric then M.B. London
QualificationsM.B.; B.S. 1939 (Lond.)
Military unitRoyal Army Medical Corps, Parachute Regiment, A.A.C., formerly of 4th Bn.
Service number202416
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Decorations / medalsTwice Mentioned in Despatches
Date of death11-Dec-44
Age at death28
Rank at deathCaptain
Cause of deathKilled in action
Burial placePhaleron War Cemetery, Greece
Commemoration(s)St. Thomas’ s Roll of Honour in the chapel; Special Forces Roll of Honour
SourcesSt Thomas’ s Hospital Medical School Records, King’ s College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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