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No 1747 Trewman George Turner

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No 1747 Lieutenant Colonel George Turner Trewman LSA (1876) MRCS (Eng 1878) MB (Durh 1879)
12 Sept 1855 [Petherton Somerset] – 13 June 1915 [Reading]

Lieutenant Colonel George Turner Trewman was the eldest son of the Reverend Arthur Peile Trewman, vicar of Ilminster, Somersetshire. He was educated at Westminster Hospital and took the diploma LSA in 1876. He entered the Army Medical Department as a surgeon on 30 July 1881. He served at Suakin in the Sudan camipaign of 1885, and received the medal with a clasp, and the Khedive's Bronze Star.

George Turner Trewman was House Surgeon and Registrar to the Victoria Hospital for Sick Children Chelsea and was surgeon to the Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Company, SS Seine and SS Calabria. He died suddenly on 13 June 1915, aged 59 years.

Service Record — George Turner Trewman

30 July 1881 Surgeon Army Medical Staff. Served at Aldershot.

1881–1882 On duty at Fort Gomer, Gosport.

10 Jan 1882 Married Florence May Rashleigh, youngest daughter of Charles Stackhouse Rashleigh Esq of Wickham Hants at St Mark's Parish Church, Woolston, Southampton.

July 1882 Left Fort Gomer, Gosport for Gozo Malta.

Malta 13 Aug 1882 Arrived from England. On duty at Fort Chambray Gozo.

Malta 18 Nov 1882 Embarked for Egypt.

Malta 17 May 1883 Returned from Egypt.

Malta 25 June 1883 Left for England.

1885 Served at Suakin in the Sudan. Received the medal with clasp, and the Khedive's Bronze Star.

30 July 1893 Promoted Surgeon-Major.

30 July 1901 Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.

17 Mar 1904 Reduced to half-pay.

3 Aug 1904 Retired. Employed at Reading when on the retired list.

References

  1. Drew R., 1968. Entry No: 6866. Medical Officers in the British Army 1660 – 1960. Volume 1: 1660 – 1898. London: Wellcome Historical Medical Library.
  2. RAMC/PE/3/27/Drew. Manuscript for Drew's Roll.
  3. Succession Books Vol XVI, Returns of statement of service of RAMC Officers.
  4. Obituary Br Med J (1915), 1103 (Published 26 June 1915).