Sturges, Octavius

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Sturges, Octavius

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Educated at King's College School and East India Company's Military College; Bombay Artillery 1852. Served in India and Aden, and resigned due to ill health in 1857. Studied at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, BA 1861, MB 1862, and St George's Hospital.

Worked as a medical registrar St George's Hospital from 1863.

Assistant physician at the Westminster Hospital 1868, physician 1875, lecturer 1868-1893. Assistant physician at the Hospital for Sick Children 1873, physician 1884. Lecturer and Censor at the Royal College of Physicians, 1894; fellow of RCP in 1870. Examiner in medicine at Cambridge.

Specialisms: Pneumonia, chorea.

Died in an accident in London in 1894, knocked down by a hansom cab. He was unmarried


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