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Biographical entry Strange, Arthur (1868 - 1940)

MRCS 28 July 1892; FRCS 9 December 1897; LRCP 1892.

12 February 1940
General surgeon


Born in England in 1868. He received his medical education at the London Hospital, where in 1892 he gained the scholarships in clinical medicine, clinical surgery, and obstetric medicine. He acted there as house surgeon, house physician, and dental assistant. For a short time he was surgeon to the Mission to Deep-Sea Fishermen, then practised at Warwick Lodge, Knebworth, Stevenage, Herts and took post-graduate courses as clinical assistant at the Royal London Ophthalmic Hospital, Moorfields, and at the Blackfriars Skin Hospital. Migrating to Africa, he was appointed assistant colonial surgeon on special service in the Gold Coast Colony, where he became the British resident. He was afterwards assistant surgeon to the Provincial Hospital at Port Elizabeth; later still he was attached for many years to the Transvaal tin mines. He died on 12 February 1940, survived by his wife, Jean Fortescue Strange.

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