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Biographical entry Morley, Edward John (1857? - 1941)

MRCS 21 January 1879; FRCS 11 June 1891; LRCP 1878.

13 March 1941
Military surgeon


Morley was educated at Guy's Hospital. After qualifying in 1878-79 he acted as house surgeon and then as resident medical officer at the Northampton General Infirmary. After a period as surgeon to the East Lancashire Infirmary at Blackburn, he entered the Royal Naval Medical Service in 1883. Morley took the Fellowship in 1891. He was promoted fleet-surgeon in 1899 and surgeon-captain in 1910. He saw active service in the war of 1914-18, and later retired to 42 Southbourne Road, Bournemouth. Morley died at Bournemouth on 13 March 1941.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Brit med J 1941, 1, 540; Roy Nav med Serv J 1941, 27, 317].

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