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Biographical entry Alexander, Harold George (1888 - 1958)

MRCS 1911; FRCS 1914; LRCP 1911.

23 March 1958
Northwood Hills, Middlesex
Anatomist and General surgeon


Harold George Alexander had a distinguished career in the Indian Medical Service. He was first in the entrance examination following appointments as house surgeon, casualty surgical officer and senior demonstrator of anatomy at Middlesex Hospital. He entered the Indian Medical Service as Lieutenant in July 1915, promoted Captain in July 1916 and Major in August 1926. He served in the first world war and was mentioned in dispatches in 1919. Later he became Professor of Anatomy at King Edward Medical College, Lahore, where he lived until early in the 1950s. On retirement he lived at Northwood Hills, Middlesex, and died on 23 March 1958.

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