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Treves, Harold Thomsett

Treves, Harold Thomsett, Lieutenant Nelson Battalion R.N.V.R., youngest son of the late W. K. Treves, F.R.C.S., of 32, Dalby Square, Margate, by his wife Julia Catherine, dau of Samuel Goad of Simla, born Margate, co. Kent 4 Sept. 1883; educ. Northdown Hill School, Margate and Rugby, where he played in the XI against Marlborough in 1900; went to St. Thomas's Hospital, where he took his L.R.C.P. and M.R.C.S. London, 1907; joined the R.A.M.C. as Lieut. in July 1907; was sent to Uganda on Special Service, Dec. 1908; returned to England in 1910; was promoted Capt. Feb. 1911, but resigned his commission in the following May in order to read for the Bar; was called to the Bar, Middle Temple, 17 Nov. 1913, but on the outbreak of war volunteered for foreign service and joined the old Public Schools and Universities Battn., as a Private, died at sea on May 25th, from wounds received at the Dardanelles on May 22nd. He was a barrister-at-law-of the Middle Temple. British Medical Journal Sep. 11, 1915

About May 25th, at sea, from wounds received at the Dardanelles, on May 22nd, Harold Thomsett Treves, Lieut. Nelson Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Barrister-at-Law, Middle Temple, aged 31. St Thomas's Hospital Gazette, November 1915


First name(s)Harold Thomsett
Date of birth4 September 1883
Family detailsSon of the late William Knight Treves, F.R.C.S., Eng., of Margate, Kent and Capt. in Royal Army Medical Corps
Previous educationNorthdown Hill School, Margate; Rugby School
CollegeSt Thomas' Hospital
Dept / courseConjoint Diploma
QualificationsM.R.C.S., L.R.C.P.
Military unitRoyal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Nelson Batt., R.N. Div. Late Captain R.A.M.C.
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Date of death25 May 1915
Age at death31
Rank at deathLieut.
Place of deathDardanelles
Cause of deathDied of wounds
Commemoration(s)Portsmouth Naval Memorial
SourcesSt Thomas's Hospital Medical School Records, King's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; British Medical Journal

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