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Biographical entry Oram, Evelyn Henry Bardens (1884 - 1943)

MRCS 9 November 1905; FRCS 9 June 1910; MB BS London 1907; LRCP 1905.

4 February 1884
19 December 1943
General surgeon


Born at Plymouth, 4 February 1884, the second child and elder son of Henry Oram, afterwards Engineer Vice-Admiral, KCB, FRS, and Emily Kate, daughter of J Bardens, his wife. E H B Oram was educated at Dulwich College and entered St George's Hospital Medical School on 1 October 1900. He also studied at St Bartholomew's. At St George's he was William Brown exhibitioner and a prizeman in 1907, and served the hospital as house surgeon, house physician, resident obstetric assistant, and surgical registrar. He also acted as clinical assistant at the Evelina Hospital and the Victoria Hospital for Children.

During the first world war he served in the RAMC, being commissioned a temporary captain on 7 August 1917. He then settled in practice at 43 Lee Terrace and afterwards at 6 Lee Road, Blackheath, London, SE3, and was a temporary surgeon at the Miller Hospital, Greenwich. Oram married in 1924 Evelyn Mary Trethowan, who survived him with two sons. He died at Blackheath on 19 December 1943 and was cremated. A memorial service was held at St Margaret's Church, Lee, on 29 December.

Results of nephropexy at St George's, 1909-1912. Proc Roy Soc Med 1913-14, 7, surgery section p 155.

Sources used to compile this entry: [St George's Hospital Pupil Register, No 6227; information given by Mrs Oram].

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