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Biographical entry Walker, Albert Latimer (1884 - 1947)

MRCS and FRCS 13 June 1912; MB ChB Leeds 1906.

26 June 1884
20 February 1947
General surgeon


Born on 26 June 1884, eldest child of Charles Edward Walker, merchant, and Mary Webster Latimer, his wife. He was at school at Fulneck, and took his medical training at the Leeds Medical School and St Bartholomew's Hospital. He served as house surgeon at Derby Royal Infirmary, and as house physician at Leeds General Infirmary, and was then appointed resident medical officer at the Ida and Robert Arthington Convalescent Homes at Leeds. Walker settled in practice at Huddersfield, and was elected surgeon to the Royal Infirmary there. He served as president of the Huddersfield Medical Society. He married in 1920 Isobel Dora Paul, who survived him with two daughters. Walker died at 4 New North Road, Huddersfield on 20 February 1947, aged 62.

Adenoma of the stomach. Brit J Surg 1939, 26, 643.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Information from Mrs Walker].

The Royal College of Surgeons of England