Ewart, George Arthur

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Ewart, George Arthur

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1886-1942

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Son of James Cossar Ewart, surgeon and Regius Professor of Natural History at Edinburgh University, and Edith Sophia Turner, daughter and sister of fellows of the Royal College of Surgeons. Educated at Edinburgh Academy, Clifton College, Edinburgh University and Christ's College, Cambridge; studied natural sciences.

Student at St George's Hospital Medical School Medical School 1909; won several prizes and scholarships. House physician to Sir Humphry Rolleston, house surgeon to Sir Crisp English, surgical registrar at St George's Hospital. Assistant surgeon 1914, surgeon and lecturer in operative and practical surgery. Surgeon to the Atkinson Morley Convalescent Hospital.

Surgeon to the Rupture Society. Consulting surgeon to the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth. Fellow of the Association of Surgeons. Captain, RAMC(T) and later major during the First World War; served at the 54th General Hospital in France and at the 4th London General Hospital at the Duke of York's Headquarters. Private practice.

Married in 1914 his first cousin Dorothy Turner, daughter of Sir George Turner, surgeon to St George's Hospital; they had two daughters and a son. Died following a very short illness on 2 Oct 1942, aged 56, in Weybridge.

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