Leake, Arthur Martin-, 1874-1953

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Leake, Arthur Martin-, 1874-1953

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Leake, Arthur Martin, brother of William Martin-Leake (q.v.); b. April 4, 1874; adm. Sept. 25, 1888 (G); left July 1891; Univ. Coll. Hospital; M.R.C.S. and L.R.C.P. 1898; F.R.C.S. 1903; Surg.-Capt. South African Constabulary 1901-2; served with the Imperial Yeomanry in the South African War 1900-1, and was severely wounded; Chief Medical Officer, Bengal Nagpur Railway, 1903-37; temp. Lieut. R.A.M.C. Sept. 3, 1914; Lieut. Feb. 18, 1915; Capt. March 5, 1915; Major Nov. 27, 1915; Lieut.-Col. April 30, 1917; mentioned in desĀ­ patches L. G. April 25, 1902, Feb. 17 and 18, 1915, and May 15 and 25, 1918; V. C. May 13, 1902, for tending the wounded at Vlakfontein under heavy fire, and Clasp Feb. 18, 1915, for rescuing a number of wounded at Zonnebeke while exposed to constant fire; m. Oct. 1, 1930, Winifred Frances, daughter of William Alfred Nedham, of the Central Provinces Commission, India, and widow of C. W. A. Carroll; d. June 22, 1953


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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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