King's College London
War Memorials

Norris, Hugh Leigh

Hugh Leigh Norris, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. Fleet Surgeon H.L. Norris, who was lost on H.M.S. "Indefatigable" on May 31st, was educated at Dulwich College and St Thomas's Hospital, where he qualified in 1898. His activities were not confined to his professional work, for he was good at games, and his sketches showed no small ability. He inherited from his grandfather, Captain Marryat, the famous writer, considerable skill with the pen, and he was a contributor to many journals, including Punch, besides publishing two books, "Rice Papers" and "China Side." St Thomas's Hospital Gazette, September 1916


First name(s)Hugh Leigh
Date of birth1874
Place of birthDevon
Family detailsHusband to Nina Norris, Fernleigh Avondale Road Waterlooville, Hampshire
CollegeGuy's Hospital
Dates at college1898
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Date of death31 May 1916
Rank at deathFleet Surgeon
Place of deathHMS Indefatigable
SourcesSt Thomas's Hospital Medical School Records, King's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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