Item 205 - Alexander Downie, 35, Seaman

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GB 406 PM/1915/205


Alexander Downie, 35, Seaman


  • 12 Jul 1915-14 Aug 1915 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Seaman
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jul 1915
Date of death: 14 Aug 1915
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of rectum. Excision. Breaking down of wound. Cystitis. Pyelitis. Consecutive nephritis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Excision (Intestines); Cystitis (Bladder); Pyelitis (Kidney); Nephritis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Six months ago the patient fell into a dry dock and fractured his pelvis. While in bed a month later he had an attack of diarrhoea which persisted ever since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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No in Surgical Register of 1915: 1384

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