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Milligan, Donald Samuel Eccles

Lieutenant Donald Samuel Eccles Milligan, R.A.M.C., was killed in action on October 11th, aged 25. He was the second son of Dr. Milligan of Lytham, near Blackpool, and was educated at St. Thomas's Hospital, taking the diplomas of M.R.C.S. and L.R.C.P.Lond. in 1915. After acting as casualty officer at St. Thomas's he took a temporary commission in the R.A.M.C., and went to France last February. He was attached to the Worcestershire Regiment, and had just dressed a wounded man on a stretcher in a trench when he stood up, and was instantaneously killed by a shell. British Medical Journal 27 Oct. 1917

Biographical

Surname(s)Milligan
First name(s)Donald Samuel Eccles
Family detailsSon of Dr W and Mrs Milligan, of Cliftonville, Lytham, Lancs.
Previous educationEpsom College
CollegeSt Thomas' Hospital
Dates at college1909-1915
Dept / courseConjoint Diploma
QualificationsM.R.C.S. and L.R.C.P.Lond. in 1915
Military unitR.A.M.C., 1st/3rd Field Amb.
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Date of death12 October 1917
Age at death27
Cause of deathKilled in action
Burial placeDuhallow A.D.S. Cemetery, Belgium
Commemoration(s)Epsom College 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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