Ainsworth-Davis, John Creyghton, 1895-?

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Ainsworth-Davis, John Creyghton, 1895-?

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Ainsworth-Davis, John Creyghton, son of Professor James Richard Ainsworth-Davis, sometime Principal of the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, Gloucs., by Jessie, daughter of James Coutts, of Edinburgh; b. April 23, 1895; adm. Jan. 14, 1909 (H); left (with Triplett) July 1914; Christ's Coll. Camb., exhibitioner, matric. Michaelmas 1914; ran second in the hundred yards and in the quarter-mile at the Special Camb. Univ. Sports in May 1919; ran against Oxford in the quarter-mile in 1920; ran for England in the Olympic Games 1920; Gold Medal for 4 x 400 metres relay; B.A. 1920; St. Bartholomew's Hospital; M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., 1923; M.A., B. Ch. 1924; M.B. 1925; F.R.C.S. (Edin.) 1926; F.R.C.S. 1929; M. D. 1933; a consulting urological surgeon practising in London; sometime president of the Hunterian Society; author of Essentials of Urology (1952); 2nd Lieut. 4th Batt. Rifle Brigade Dec. 16, 1914, attached to 6th Batt.; Capt.; Royal Flying Corps; served 1914-19 in France, Salonika, Egypt and Palestine and was taken prisoner; Sqdn. Ldr. (Medical) R.A.F.V.R., Sept. 18, 1939; Wing-Cdr. Sept. 1, 1941; in charge of surgical division of a R.A.F. hospital 1939-45; m. rst 1920; wd 1947, Irene, daughter of Alfred Hope, of Wolverhampton.


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Antwerp, 1920. Athletics, 4x400 Relay (Gold)

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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition



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Prepared for import into AtoM by Westminster School Archive staff, 2019-2020




The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from Play 1883 to Election 1960, Volume 3, compiled by J.B. Whitmore, G.R.Y. Radcliffe and D.C. Simpson, Barnet, 1963

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