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Biographical entry Smith, George Frederick Darwall

MRCS 1902; FRCS 1905; BA Oxford 1896; MA MB BCh 1901; DM 1916; LRCP 1902.


George Frederick Darwall Smith was educated at the University of Oxford where he obtained the degree of BA with first class honours in the final school of Natural Sciences in 1896. He came to St George's Hospital for the clinical course, and graduated in medicine in 1901. In 1902 he took the Conjoint Diploma, and the FRCS in 1905. The degree of DM followed in 1916.

Smith specialised in gynaecology and obstetrics and became obstetric physician to St George's Hospital, surgeon to the Samaritan Free Hospital for Women, and physician to the Lying-in-Hospital, London.

In 1905 he married Louise Payne, and after he retired they went to live at Seaford in Sussex. When he died there on 25 February 1967 aged 94 his wife survived him.

Sources used to compile this entry: [The Times 27 February, 1967 without a memoir].

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