Monday, September 23, 2013

Greaves, Aubrey Vernon (1930-1944)

updated September 23, 2013

January 6th 1886 in British West Indies, Barbados - d.1971. Toronto 1906. MB (Tor.) May 1916; MCPS (Ont.); DTM (L'pool.) 1929. The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, Corporal 1910. Aldershot, England 1910. Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force, Lieutenant 1916. Canadian Army Medical Corps, December 26 1916, Temporary Lieutenant; Temporary Captain January 1917. WWI 1917-1918, Etchinghill, England 1917; France June 1918. Canada 1919, discharged October 18, 1919. Studied internal medicine, University of Toronto 1922-25. Colonial Medical Service 1925. Hong Kong 1930. Hong Kong Government, Assistant Bacteriologist 1930; Acting Government Bacteriologist (vice Edward Pigott Minett, absence on leave) April 3, 1930; Government Bacteriologist October 26, 1931-EOP. Director, Pathological Institute, HKU 1930. HKVDC. Japanese occupation of Hong Kong, interned Stanley Camp 1941-1944, released from internment, repatriation to Canada. Toronto 1944. Department of Pathology, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children. Publications: The Use of Takayama’s Solution in the Identification of Blood Stains, the British Medical Journal, May 21, 1932; Acute Phlegmon of the Stomach and Duodenum, Canadian Medical Association Journal, July 29, 1933, pp.37-39. Purification of vaccine Lymph, The Lancet, 1950.

m. Alys Gentle, Halifax; b.[n.d.], Dundee, Scotland.
Christian. s/o Frances Wood Greaves and Henriette Greaves.

Selected bibliography: The Hong Kong Government Gazette, April 4, 1930, Notice #208; July 22, 1932, Notice #486. Hong Kong Government, Report of the Medical Department for the Year 1937. Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences Society, Plague, Sars, and the Story of Medicine in Hong Kong, Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2006, p.202. Library and Archives Canada › Soldiers of the First World War - CEF [internet]. A Tribute to Some Women and Men Who Served in Armed Conflicts [internet]. 


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