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Maj George Stoker

Maj George Stoker

Birth
Artane, County Dublin, Ireland
Death 23 Mar 1920 (aged 65)
Bath, Bath and North East Somerset Unitary Authority, Somerset, England
Burial Exeter, City of Exeter, Devon, England
Plot 16.
Memorial ID 41473845 · View Source
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Royal Army Medical Corps. Age: 66. Awards: C M G. Order of the Medjidie (4th Class). L.R.C.S.I. 1876; M.R.C.P.I. and M.R.C.S. England, 1882; J.P. for Co. Kerry; Hon. Assoc. of Order of St. John of Jerusalem in England. Vice-Pres. (formerly Pres.) of British Laryngological Assoc.; Fellow of Med. Soc. of London; Member of Pathological and Clinical Socs.; Physician to London Throat Hospital; Hon. Medical Officer of Actors'' Benevolent Fund. Formerly Surgeon to Hospital for diseases of the Throat (Golden Square); Surgeon in Imperial Ottoman Army; and Medical Officer to Bulgarian Relief Fund 1877. Acted as Chef de L''Ambulance du Croissant Rouge during Turko-Russian War 1876-8 (present at sieges of Shipka, Plevna, and Erzerum); and as Stafford House Commr. during Zulu War 1870-80 (medal). Initiated and organised Civil Hospital in S. Africa 1899-1900; and served as Second Surgeon Irish Hospital (Despatches, medal with three clasps, C.M.G.). Originator and pioneer of the use of Oxygen. Son of Abraham Stoker, of Dublin Castle, and of Charlotte Matilda Blake Stoker, of Coleraine; husband of Agnes Stoker (eldest daughter of The McGillycuddy of the Reeks, Co. Kerry), of 34, Marlborough Buildings, Bath.


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  • Created by: julia&keld
  • Added: 2 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41473845
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maj George Stoker (20 Jul 1854–23 Mar 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41473845, citing Higher Cemetery, Exeter, City of Exeter, Devon, England ; Maintained by julia&keld (contributor 46812479) .