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Biographical entry Jones, George David Edwards (1868 - 1933)

MRCS 10 November 1892; FRCS 14 June 1894; LRCP 1892; DOMS RCPS 1927; MD Durham 1908.

2 May 1868
2 November 1933
Wembley, Middlesex
General surgeon


Born at Portsmouth on 2 May 1868, the elder son and first child of John Edwards Jones, MPS, and Alathea Cater, his wife. He was educated at Bloxham School and at the Middlesex Hospital, where he was house surgeon. His skill in practical anatomy enabled him to be appointed prosector at the Royal College of Surgeons. He was afterwards house surgeon at the Brecon Infirmary, senior medical officer at the Toxteth Infirmary, Liverpool, and resident medical officer at the Fulham Infirmary London. During this period he acted as clinical assistant to the ear and throat department at the Middlesex Hospital and clinical assistant at the Royal London Ophthalmic Hospital. He practised for a time at Cardigan, South Wales, and joined the Territorial Force as captain on 7 January 1912. When war broke out in 1914 he was mobilized and attached to the fourth Welsh Ambulance. He was in succession surgeon specialist to the Barnet War Hospital, to the Fort Pitt Military Hospital at Chatham, to the Woolwich Arsenal, and to the Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley, with the rank of major, RAMC (T). He died at Wembley, Middlesex on 2 November 1933, survived by his wife, Kitty Eveling Bell, whom he had married in 1919, and one son.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Information given by Mrs Edwards Jones].

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