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Biographical entry Steele, Percy Kingsley (1881 - 1913)

MRCS Nov 8th 1906; FRCS Dec 13th 1906; MB ChB Victoria (Hons) 1903; LRCP Lond 1906.

1 December 1913
General surgeon


The second son of Samuel H Steele, LRCPI, of Halifax. He went to the Halifax New School, and then studied at the Leeds Medical School and Hospital, where he was House Surgeon, House Physician, and Resident Assistant Surgeon, for a year in each case, and attended also the London Hospital for the FRCS examination course.

In 1906 he joined his father in practice at 10 Lord Street, Halifax, and was appointed Surgeon to the Royal Halifax Infirmary, the duties of which he carried out methodically, and he was a neat and successful operator. For some years he was the Hon Secretary of the Halifax District Medical Society, and of the Halifax Branch of the British Medical Association at a time of much business at the Local Insurance and State Sickness Committees, up to December, 1912. He was further engaged as Lieutenant in the organization of the Halifax Company of the RAMC (T). He died on Dec 1st, 1913, after a painful illness from pneumococcal pneumonia followed by pneumococcal peritonitis.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Brit Med Jour, 1913, ii, 1566].

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