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Parsons-Smith, Eustace Macartney

Captain Eustace Macartney Parsons-Smith, R.A.M.C., died suddenly at Khartoum on May 28th aged 34. He was the youngest son of Dr. Parsons-Smith of Croydon and was educated at St. Thomas's Hospital taking the diplomas of M.R.C.S. and L.R.C.P. Lond. in 1908. After acting as clinical assistant in the Children's Medical Department at St. Thomas's, he entered the R.A.M.C. as lieutenant on January 30th, 1909 and became captain on July 30th, 1912. He joined the Egyptian Army in which he held the rank of Bey at the time of his death on May 11th 1911, and received the Order of the Nile on August 31st, 1917. British Medical Journal 14 June 1919

Biographical

Surname(s)Parsons-Smith
First name(s)Eustace Macartney
Family detailsSon of S. Parsons-Smith. In 1903 Eustace was living at Park Hyrst, Addiscombe Road, Croydon
CollegeSt Thomas' Hospital
Dates at college1903-1908
Dept / courseConjoint Diploma
QualificationsM.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. in 1908
Military unitR.A.M.C. attd Egyptian Army
Date enlisted1909
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Decorations / medalsOrder of the Nile
Date of death25 May 1919
Age at death34
Rank at deathCaptain
Place of deathKhartoum
Cause of deathDied on service
Burial placeKhartoum War Cemetery, Sudan
SourcesSt Thomas's Hospital Medical School Records, King's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; British Medical Journal

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