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Biographical entry Parkinson, William Robert (1885 - 1926)

MRCS July 29th 1909; FRCS Dec 14th 1911; LRCP Lond 1909.

Born
1885
Died
22 October 1926
Lagos
Occupation
General surgeon

Details

The third son of W A Parkinson, of Hawera, New Zealand. He was educated at St Thomas's Hospital, where he was Casualty Officer and House Surgeon. He was then House Physician to the General Lying-in Hospital, York Road, joined the Government Medical Service (Colonial) and was appointed Surgical Specialist to the West African Medical Staff, Nigeria. He died of pneumonic plague at Lagos on Oct 22nd, 1926. His last English address was at Lealholm, Branksome Road, St Leonards-on-Sea.

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