Various typescript texts written under the pen-name John Harley, namely 'Journeys in khaki', an illustrated memoir covering his life and career, 1914-1942, notably his service with the BEF in France, 1914-1915, and 1940 and with the Middle East Force, 1941-1942, written in 1975; 'A doctor went to the wars', an account of his experiences during 1914-1918 and 1939-1942, written in 1976; two texts entitled 'The development of the ambulance' and 'Human mobility', [1970-1979].
BUXTON, Brig St John Dudley (1891-1981)
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- ReferenceGB 99 KCLMA Buxton
- Dates of Creation[1970-1979]
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.5 box or 0.005 cubic metres
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Born in 1891; educated at St Peter's College, Radley and University College Hospital; served with BEF in France, 1914-1915, and Salonika Expeditionary Force, 1915-1918; appointed to staff of King's College Hospital, 1922; served in BEF, 1940; Brig, 1941; Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Middle East Force, 1941-1942 and later Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon to the Army; retired, 1952; died in 1981.
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Presented to the Centre by the family in 1981.
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