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Biographical entry Jones, Edmund Benjamin (1869 - 1952)

MRCS 10 May 1894; FRCS 12 June 1902; LDS RCS 1891; LRCP 1894.

6 March 1952
Shoot-up Hill
General surgeon


Born in London in 1869 the sixth of the nine sons of Edward Abraham Jones, surgeon dentist of Maida Vale (died 1895), and his wife Rosa whose maiden surname was Jones also, he was educated at University College School 1879-86, and at Charing Cross Hospital, qualifying as a dentist in 1891 and as a surgeon in 1894. He was house physician and house surgeon at Charing Cross 1894-95, and house surgeon at the Victoria Hospital for Children 1895-97. He practised for many years at 199 Maida Vale, W9, and afterwards at 41 Shoot-up Hill, NW2. He was district medical adviser to the London Electric Railway company 1910-18, and medical officer to Hendon cottage hospital 1912-18. During the South African war 1900-01 he served as a civil surgeon with the field force; he was commissioned as a Captain in the RAMC in 1915, when he served as surgeon to the 2nd, Cornelia Lady Wimborne's, unit of the Serbia Relief Fund expedition.

Jones married about 1907 Ina, daughter of Captain Llewellyn Evans. Mrs Jones died, without surviving children, in 1909. He died at Shoot-up Hill on 6 March 1952, aged 83, and was buried at Willesden Jewish cemetry.

Sources used to compile this entry: [The Times 7 March 1952, no memoir; information from his sister, Miss Esther Jones].

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