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Biographical entry Vickerman, Philip Seaton ( - 1949)

OBE 1919; MRCS 12 November 1908; FRCS 9 June 1910; MB ChB Edinburgh 1905; LRCP London 1908.

12 September 1949
Buenos Aires, Argentina
General surgeon


Educated at Edinburgh University he qualified in 1905, and took the English Conjoint diplomas in 1908. He went then to New Zealand, but returned and took the Fellowship at the end of 1910. He practised in South London, and joined the RAMC in August 1914 when war broke out. He was promoted captain on 1 April 1915, and lieutenant-colonel for special appointment on 21 February 1917. He was mentioned in despatches, and awarded the OBE in 1919 for his war service. Vickerman later went to Argentina, where he practised at Hurlingham, Federal Capital Province, and later at 609 Paraguay, Buenos Aires, where he died on 12 September 1949.

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