JOHN LLEWELLYN DAVIES
President of the Nottingham Medico Chirurgical Society
John Llewellyn Davies:-
Medical Directory 1949
Born in Nottingham, where his father was a general practitioner who died young, leaving a widow with three small children, a son and two daughters. His early life was spent on his uncle's farm in Oxfordshire, where he acquired his lifelong interest in wild life and in fishing and shooting. He was educated at Nottingham High School, Emmanual College, Cambridge and St. Bartholomew's Hospital where he qualified in 1914.
He then entered the Royal Army Medical Corps and served throughout the war, returning to St. Bartholomew's in 1919; he was house surgeon there, at St. George's and at St. Peter's Hospital where he became resident surgeon to C.H. Allen, and in 1931 was appointed assistant surgeon to the Nottingham General Hospital. He had to wait until 1946 to become full surgeon, as all staff appointments were frozen during the war of 1939-
He was a city councillor and in 1957-
Lives of the Fellows of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
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