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Biographical entry De Bruyn, Robert Saunders (1897 - 1954)

DFC; MRCS 12 May 1927; FRCS 9 June 1932; LRCP 1927; LDS RCS 1924.

14 July 1897
South Africa
6 May 1954
Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa
Dental surgeon and General surgeon


He was educated at Guy's Hospital, and qualified first as a dentist. After serving as house surgeon, resident medical officer, and surgical registrar at Guy's he settled in general practice at Stamford, Lincolnshire, where he became surgeon to the Infirmary and also to the Holbeach Emergency Hospital and Bourne Butterfield Hospital. During the second world war he served in the RAF and won the Distinguished Flying Cross. De Bruyn died at Observatory, Cape Town on 6 May 1954.

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