George Edmund Hyson

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 09 June 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1393

Former general practitioner Ludgershall, Wiltshire (b Kinsale 1911; q Cambridge/St Mary's Hospital, London, 1939), d 26 March 2005.

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After house jobs George was a surgeon lieutenant in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve from 1940 to 1946. His service included destroyer protection of north Atlantic convoys, evacuation of wounded from the D Day beaches, and a period in the Far East aboard HMS Suffolk. For 26 years he was a partner in a large rural practice in Wiltshire. Hyson Crescent in Ludgershall is named after him. He leaves a wife, Kay; two sons; and five grandchildren.

[Peter Savage]

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