Lieutenant Thomas Hayhurst
2/1st Field Amb. Royal Army Medical Corps
Drowned 13th August 1915
Surgeon at Victoria Hospital
Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

416 British Medical Jounal CASUALTIES IN THE MEDICAL SERVICES. SEPT. 11 1915

Lost in Transport " Royal Edward." The list of officers lost in the transport Royal Edward, torpedoed and sunk in the Aegean Sea on August 14th, with the loss of about a thousand lives, was published on September 7th. Out of thirty-two officers on board, thirteen were lost, including four medical officers. Lieutenant Colonel J. H. Dauber, Major J. Mowat, Captain C. B. Marshall, and Lieutenant T. Hayhurst.
Lieutenant Thomas Hayhurst, R.A.M.C.(T.F.), took the M.B. and Ch.B. at Edinburgh in 1911. He filled the posts of junior and senior house-surgeon to the Victoria Hospital, Burnley, in 1911 and 1912, and then went into practice at Fulwood, Preston. He joined the 1st East Lancashire Field Ambulance (head quarters, Manchester) as lieutenant on September 5th, 1914.




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