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Biographical entry Griffith, Harold Kinder (1889? - 1966)

TD; MRCS 1911; FRCS 1914; LRCP 1911.

18 June 1966
General surgeon and Medical Officer


Harold Griffith was born about 1889 and was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, and St Bartholomew's Hospital, where he served as house surgeon and resident intern midwifery assistant, after qualifying with the Conjoint Diploma in 1911, and took the Fellowship in 1914. He served at 22 Casualty Clearing Station with the British Expeditionary Force in France during the first world war with the rank of Major, RAMC. Griffith practised at Torquay, South Devon, becoming medical officer to the Tuberculosis Hospital and surgeon to Torbay Hospital and the Dartmouth and Kingswear Hospital, and ultimately consulting surgeon to the Torbay Hospitals Group.

In retirement he lived at Little Orchard, Kingsley Green, Haslemere, Surrey. He died in St Bartholomew's Hospital on 18 June 1966 aged about seventy-six; his wife had died before him, but he was survived by their three sons and one daughter.

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