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Name: OWEN, Hugh Brindley (Dr.)

Birth Date: 17 Feb 1878 Lampeter

Death Date: 17.1.1941 Penzance

First Date: 1903

Profession: Medical officer

Area: Mombasa, Entebbe

Married: Olive b. 1894

Children: Barbara Mary (1924)

Book Reference: Red 25, Red 22, Gazette, North

War Service: RE, RW Fus., EAf forces

School: Lampeter Sch., Llandovery Coll., Caius Coll. Cambridge

General Information:

Gazette 1/10/1908 - Arrived on 1st Appointment - Medical Officer - 23/9/1908
Based at Entebbe 1908
Cambridge Univ. Alumni: at CAIUS, Oct. 1, 1897. S. of Hugh, bank-manager, of Bala, N. Wales. B. Feb. 17, 1878, at Lampeter. School, Llandovery College. Matric. Michs. 1897; B.Chir. 1906; M.B. 1908. D.T.M. and H. 1908. Served in the S. African War, 1900-1 (University Volunteer Corps). At St Bartholomew's Hospital. Assistant Resident Medical Officer, London Temperance Hospital. Clinical Assistant, St Luke's Hospital for the insane and Royal Eye Hospital. Medical Officer, Uganda Protectorate, 1910. Served in the Great War, 1914-19 (Capt. and Major, E. African Forces; D.S.O., 1918). Assistant Director of Medical Services, 1926; Medical Superintendent and Principal of Medical School, Mulago Hospital, Uganda, 1930. Ophthalmic Specialist, Uganda Medical Service. Latterly practised at Penzance. Ophthalmic Surgeon, West Cornwall Hospital, Penzance, and West Cornwall Miners' and Women's Hospital, Redruth. M.B.E., 1932. Author, medical. Died Jan. 17, 1941, at Penzance. Brother of Albert H. (1899). (Venn, II. 553 and addenda; Univ. War List; Medical Directories; The V.C. and D.S.O.)
1939 England and Wales Register as opthalmic surgeon in Penzance - no wife with him, but she is in the Nat Probate Register so must still have been alive.

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