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Rupert Waterhouse

Born 1873
Died 1958

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English physician, born 1873, Sheffield; died 1958.

Biography of Rupert Waterhouse

Rupert Waterhouse qualified at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in 1897. In 1901 he moved to Bath became a physician at the Royal United Hospital and the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases. During World War I he served in the North Somerset Yeomanry as a soldier, and as a medical officer with the Royal Medical Army Corps in Gallipoli, Egypt and France. After retirement he practised as a consultant pathologist.

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