Sir James Calvert Spence

  • Description

    "b.19 March 1892 d.26 May 1954 MC(1919) Kt(1950) MB BS Durh(1914) MD Durh(1921) Hon DSc W Aust(1948) Hon LLD Cincinnati(1951) MRCP(1921) FRCP(1930) James Spence was born at Amble, Northumberland, the son of David Magnus Spence, an architect, and Isabella, née Turnbull, both of Northumberland stock. He went up in 1920 to the Durham Medical College, in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, from Elmfield College, York, and immediately after graduation was immersed in the First World War. He served with the R.A.M.C, in Gallipoli, France and Belgium, and as a bearer officer was awarded the Military Cross and bar...."
  • Owner

    Royal College of Physicians
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 9 months ago
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