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Biographical entry Greg, Arthur Hyde (1872 - 1947)

OBE 1919; MRCS 10 February 1898; FRCS 20 June 1901; BA Cambridge 1894; MA MB BCh 1902; LRCP 1898.

30 January 1872
17 March 1947
Melling Carnforth, Lancashire


Born 30 January 1872 the second child and eldest son of Albert Greg, of Escowbeck Caton, and his wife, née Rowlands. He was educated at Marlborough College and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he took second class honours in the Natural Sciences Tripos, Part 1, 1894. He received his clinical training at St Thomas's Hospital, served as house surgeon and house physician there and was afterwards physician to the electrical and x-ray department. He was also medical officer to the x-ray department of the Brompton Hospital. During the first world war he was commissioned as a captain in the RAMC on 4 January 1916, and was created OBE for his services in 1919.

Greg lived at West Halkin Street, SW, later at 26 Hyde Park Gate, SW, and finally at 19 St George's Court, SW7, before retiring to The Snab, Hornby, Lancaster. He moved later to Churchgates, Melling, Carnforth, Lancashire, where he died on 17 March 1947, survived by his sister Miss E M Greg; he was unmarried.

Sources used to compile this entry: [The Times, 19 March 1947, no memoir, and 1 September 1947, will; information from his executor].

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