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Parsons, Edward Daniell

Lieutenant Edward Daniell Parsons, R.A.M.C. died at the 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth of illness contracted on active service, on September 21st, aged 37. He was the elder and only surviving son of the late Dr. T. E. Parsons, of Paddock House, Wimbledon, and was educated at St. Thomas's Hospital, taking the M.R.C.S. and L.R.C.P. Lond. in 1903, and the D.P.H. of the London Colleges in 1903. After qualifying he served as house-physician to the Evelina Hospital for Children, as clinical assistant to the Royal Waterloo Hospital for Women and Children, and as assistant medical officer of health and bacteriologist to the Borough of Croydon. When the war began he was tuberculosis officer and deputy medical officer of health to the Borough of Northampton. He took a temporary commission as lieutenant in the R.A.M.C. on November 2nd, 1914, was sent to Alexandria in June and was invalided from that station. British Medical Journal Oct 2, 1915

Biographical

Surname(s)Parsons
First name(s)Edward Daniell
Family details

Son of Mrs. Emmeline Parsons, of 47, Cottenham Park Rd, Wimbledon, and the late Thomas Edward Parsons

CollegeSt Thomas' Hospital
Dates at college1897-1903
Dept / courseConjoint Diploma
Qualifications

M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. & D.P.H. 1903

Military unitR.A.M.C.
Date enlistedNovember 1914
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Date of death20 September 1915
Age at death37
Rank at deathCaptain
Place of death3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth
Cause of deathDied of wounds
Burial placeWimbledon (Gap Road) Cemetery
Commemoration(s)Freemasons Hall, Great Queen Street, London
Sources

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

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