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Biographical entry Hird, George Frederick (1919? - 1998)

MRCS 1943; FRCS 1953; LRCP 1943.

12 December 1998
Orthopaedic surgeon


George Hird received his medical training at the Westminster Hospital and qualified in 1943. After the war he specialized in orthopaedic surgery, doing registrar posts at the Royal National Orthopaedic, the Royal West Sussex Hospital Chichester and the Central Middlesex Hospitals. He became consultant orthopaedic surgeon to the Huddersfield group of hospitals. He married Molly and they had two daughters, Sarah and Diana. He died on 12 December 1998 aged 79, predeceased by his wife and survived by his daughters and grandchildren, Philip and Katie.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Daily Telegraph 16 December 1998, without memoir].

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