Verdon, Philip, 1886-1960

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Verdon, Philip, 1886-1960

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Verdon, Philip, son of Henry Walter Verdon, M.D., of Streatham, Surrey; b. Feb. 22, 1886; adm. Sept. 27, 1900 (H); left April 1901; Jesus College Camb., matric. Michaelmas 1905; B.A. 1908; St. Thomas's Hospital; M.R.C.S. and L.R.C.P. 1912; B.Ch. (Camb.) 1923; won silver medal for rowing (men's coxless pairs) at the 1908 London Olympics; served in Great War I; Capt. R.A.M.C. Dec. 1, 1916; Lieut. Indian Medical Service Aug. 8, 1917; Capt. Dec. 7, 1918; Major Dec. 1, 1927; Lieut.-Col. Dec. 1, 1935; professor in ophthal­mology, Madras, S. India 1935-40; served in World War II, consulting ophthalmologist, India, with rank of Colonel, 1943; m. Feb. 28, 1922, Doris Kathleen, youngest daughter of Maj. Gen. W. Hendley, C.S.J., K.H.S., of Cambridge; d. June 18, 1960.


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



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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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