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Name: FALKENER, Lyon (Dr.)

Birth Date: 7.4.1867 St Briavels

Death Date: 5.7.1952 Guernsey

Nationality: British

First Date: 1901

Profession: Uganda Railway. Medical officer

Area: Nakuru 1902

Married: In East Molesey, Surrey 20 Mar 1906 Ethel De Sausmarez b. 1879 Guernsey, d. 4 Mar 1965 Guernsey

Children: Margery Elizabeth (East Molesey 1910-1990)

Book Reference: EAS, EA Diary 1903, North, Globe, Eton

School: Uppingham, Eton, King's Coll. Cambridge

General Information:

EA Diary - L. Falkener - Junior Assistant Medical Officer
North - From Caernarfon, Wales; Uganda Railway - UK appt. as Junior Med. Officer 25-1-1901; Issued with Public Officer's Game Licence at Nairobi 8/3/1901; Based Nakuru Nov. 1902; resigned from Railway, end of contract 15-2-1902
The Globe Trotter - 6/3/07 - Article by Benjamin Eastwood on his "Battle with a Rhino" in October 1902 near Baringo. Dr Falkener was the doctor who eventually came to his aid and amputated his right arm. He then stayed with Eastwood for a month until he was well enough to travel back to Nakuru.
Eton (1880) - MA King's Coll. Cambridge, 1st class Natural Sciences 1888; aft. studied medicine in London; son of F. of Glan-y-mon, N.W.
The African Standard - 26-2-1903 - Invited to the wedding of H.R. Phelips & Miss Jacquette Edith Lambe in Mombasa
Cambridge Univ Alumni at KING'S, Oct. 5, 1885. S. of E., of Glan-y-mon, Langhorne, N. Wales. B. Apr. 1867. Schools, Uppingham and Eton. Matric. Michs. 1885; Exhibitioner, 1888; B.A. 1888; M.A. 1893; B.C. and M.D., 1900. At St Bartholomew's Hospital. M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., 1895; D.P.H., 1900. In practice at East Molesey, 1904. Sometime Medical Officer, Uganda Railway. Senior Resident Medical Officer at the Metropolitan Hospital. Assistant Medical Officer, West Fever Hospital, Fulham. Author, medical. Retired to La Marette, Icart, Guernsey. (Medical Directory, 1941; Uppingham Sch. Roll; Eton Sch. Lists.)

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