Lives of the fellows

Hugh Reginald Dutton

b.21 November 1878 d.5 July 1950
CIE(1930) DTM Lond(1908) DTM&H Cantab(1920) MRCS LRCP(1902) MRCP(1922) FRCP(1930)

Hugh Dutton, son of the Rev. Alfred Dutton, was educated at Ardingly College and the Middlesex Hospital and joined the Indian Medical Service in 1902. He served in the Tibet Expedition in 1903-04, and in the First World War on the hospital ship ‘Dongola’ in East Africa and at Mahoud. From 1918 to 1925, as a civil surgeon, he was superintendent of the Temple Medical School and of a local asylum, and was then appointed principal and professor of medicine at the Prince of Wales Medical College and chief physician to the General Hospitals at Patna, Bihar and Orissa.

He retired in 1930 and for some years was a member of the India Office Medical Board and consulting physician to the King Edward VII Convalescent Home for Officers at Osborne, Isle of Wight.

His wife was Harriet Agnes, daughter of Mr H. J. Brooker, of Tonbridge, Kent. They had no family.

Richard R Trail

[Army med. Serv. Mag., 1959, 11, 34; D. G. Crawford. Roll of the Indian Medical Service, 1615-1930. London, 1930, 524 (no. 245); Who was Who, 1941-50. London, 1952.]

(Volume V, page 113)

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