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Biographical entry Gilroy, Paul Knighton (1885 - 1931)

MC 1918; MRCS 13 May 1909; FRCS 9 December 1920; LRCP 1909; BA Cambridge 1906; MS BCh 1910; MD 1914.

7 June 1885
22 October 1931
Military surgeon


Born 7 June 1885, and educated at Selwyn College, Cambridge, from which he graduated BA after being placed in the third class of the Natural Sciences Tripos in 1906. He then proceeded to St George's Hospital, and was gazetted lieutenant in the Indian Medical Service on the Bombay list 20 January 1910, became captain on 20 January 1913, major 29 July 1921, and lieutenant-colonel 29 July 1929. During the war of 1914-18 he served in Iraq 1915-18, and was mentioned in despatches on 15 June 1916 and 12 March 1918. For his services he was decorated with the Military Cross. He died on 22 October 1931 at 10 Rocky Hill Flats, Bombay, after a long illness.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Crawford's Roll of the Indian Medical Service, Bombay list, No 524].

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