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Biographical entry Higgins, Robert William ( - 1977)

OBE; MRCS and FRCS 1951; BSc 1920; MB BCh BAO NUI 1921; DLO 1933.

Died
1977
Dublin
Occupation
General surgeon

Details

Robert William Higgins studied medicine at the National University of Ireland and qualified in 1921. He became house surgeon to the County Hospital in Lincoln and resident medical officer to the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth and the King Edward VII Hospital for Officers in London. He served in the Royal Navy with the rank of Surgeon-Captain. He returned to Ireland where he died in Dublin sometime in 1977.

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