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Soddy, James Rawdon

It is now announced that Dr. JAMES RAWDON SODDY, aged 24, previously reported as missing, lost his life at sea by enemy action in July last. He qualified M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. in 1942 from St. Thomas's Hospital and held house appointments at the Royal Portsmouth Hospital and the Lambeth Hospital. At the time of his death he was on the way to take up an appointment in the Colonial Medical Service in Nigeria. British Medical Journal, 11 Sep 1943


First name(s)James Rawdon
Date of birth1919
Place of birthChelsea Registration District
Family detailsSon of Robert Varner Soddy and Edith May Soddy, of 39 Liverpool Road, Kingston Hill, Surrey
CollegeSt Thomas' Hospital
Dates at college1937-1942
Dept / courseMedicine
QualificationsM.R.C.P., M.R.C.S. 1942
Military unitColonial Medical Service
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Date of death11-Jul-43
Age at death24
Place of deathS.S. California
Commemoration(s)St. Thomas’ s Roll of Honour in the chapel;
SourcesSt Thomas’ s Hospital Medical School Records, King’ s College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; British Medical Journal

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