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Biographical entry Johnson, Frederick (1866 - 1946)

MRCS 14 May 1891; FRCS 8 June 1893; MB London 1893; LRCP 1891.

9 August 1866
Shenfield, Essex
5 March 1946
Crowborough, Sussex
General surgeon


Born 9 August 1866 at Shenfield, Essex, the son of Matthew Warton Johnson, merchant, and Jessie Bridges, his wife. He was educated at Tonbridge School and St Bartholomew's Hospital, where he served as house physician. Johnson spent his working life as a medical missionary in the service of the Church Missionary Society. He was for many years at Baghdad and Nablus, and when he retired was senior medical officer at the CMS Hospital, Baghdad. He married twice: (1) in 1898, Jessie Paterson; there were two daughters of this marriage; (2) in 1905, Florence Elizabeth Neale, who survived him, but their only daughter had died in infancy. Johnson lived after retirement at Dar-es-Salaam, Croft Road, Crowborough, Sussex, where he died on 5 March 1946, aged 79.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Information from Mrs Johnson].

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