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Biographical entry Pidcock, Bertram Henzell (1892 - 1950)

MRCS 9 November 1916; FRCS 8 June 1922; MB BS London 1919; LRCP 1916.

22 August 1892
23 March 1950
ENT surgeon


Born 22 August 1892, the third and youngest son of George Douglas Pidcock, MD Cambridge, MRCP, who was in general practice at 74 Fitzjohn's Avenue, Hampstead, London, NW. Mrs Pidcock, née Thorn, had previously been married to a Mr Tasker, and had a son by that first marriage. He was educated at University College School and St Bartholomew's Hospital. He qualified in the middle of the war of 1914-18, and served as a surgeon-lieutenant, Royal Navy.

He was appointed clinical assistant in the ear, nose, and throat department at St George's Hospital, surgical registrar, and resident assistant surgeon. He then settled in practice at Winchester, where he became surgeon to the ear, nose, and throat department of the Royal Hampshire County Hospital. He was consulting surgeon to the Cottage Hospitals at Odiham and Fleet, and to the Andover War Memorial Hospital. He was a member of the Southampton Medical Society. Pidcock married in 1929 Margaret Griffith, who survived him with three sons. They lived at The Friary, St Cross Road, Winchester. He died after an operation on 23 March 1950, aged 57.

Two cases of intestinal obstruction. Brit med J 1924, 1, 369.

Sources used to compile this entry: [The Times, 27 March 1950, no memoir; information from Mrs Pidcock].

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