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Biographical entry Gill, Neville Winter (1918 - 1992)

MRCS 1941; FRCS 1948; MB BS London 1941; LRCP 1941.

4 October 1918
Naini Tal, India
ENT surgeon


Neville Gill was born in Naini Tal, India, on 4 October 1918, the son of Eric Henry Neville Gill, who was in the Indian Civil Service, and Kathleen Beryl, née Gregory. He was sent home to preparatory school in Eastbourne and then to King's School, Canterbury. He trained at the Middlesex Hospital, winning the Thomas Charles Bell anatomy prize. Qualifying during the war, he held junior posts at Mount Vernon Hospital and the North Staffordshire Royal Infirmary, and then joined the Indian Medical Service, from which he retired in 1946, having reached the rank of captain. Returning to the Middlesex Hospital, he trained in ENT, first as house surgeon and later as the Bernhard Baron research scholar. He later became senior registrar at the Leeds General Infirmary.

In 1944 he married Bettine Williams, by whom he had two daughters. Outside medicine, he was interested in fell walking and photography. He died in 1992.

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