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Biographical entry Warburton, Gilbert Bertram (1884 - 1935)

MRCS and FRCS 13 June 1912; MB BCh Manchester 1907; ChM 1913.

10 December 1884
Atherton, Lancashire
25 March 1935
General surgeon


Born at Atherton, Lancashire on 10 December 1884, the second son and second child of Samuel Warburton, commercial traveller, and Sarah Hodgkinson his wife. He was educated at the Church Institute, Bolton, Lancs, at the Denstone College, Staffs, at the Victoria University, Manchester, and at the London Hospital. He served as resident medical officer at Barnes Convalescent Hospital, Cheadle, as assistant surgical officer, house surgeon, and surgical tutor at the Manchester Royal Infirmary. At the time of his death he was senior surgeon to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Pendlebury, and an examiner for the General Nursing Council. During the war he held a commission as major, RAMC, was surgical specialist attached to the 76th casualty clearing station, BEF, and was mentioned in despatches. He married Edith Eveline O'Hagan in 1918, who only survived him a few days, leaving three sons. He died on 25 March 1935, and was buried at Atherton cemetery, Lancs.

Perforation of gastric ulcer in a septuagenarian. Brit med J 1929, 2, 279.
Hare-lip and its treatment. Ibid 1930, 1, 732.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Lancet, 1935, 1, 968; Brit med J 1935, 1, 857; information given by his brother, Frank C Warburton, of Aylesford, Kent].

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