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Biographical entry Smerdon, Edgar Wilmot (1885 - 1959)

MRCS and FRCS 11 June 1914; MB BCh Edinburgh 1908; MD 1913.

6 April 1959
Margate, Kent
General surgeon


Educated at the University of Edinburgh, he served in the Chinese Customs as Port Health Officer at Wenchow.

After the first world war he practised for a few years at Binfield, Berkshire, and then for nearly ten years at Dorchester where he was surgeon to the Dorset County Hospital. About 1934 he moved to Southampton, but soon retired to Southbourne, Bournemouth. He died on 6 April 1959 at Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Brit med J 1959, 1, 1311, without memoir].

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