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us: Spilsbury, Bernard, Sir, 1877-1947



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    • us: Spilsbury, Bernard Henry, Sir, 1877-1947
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    • found: Dearden, H. Some cases of Sir Bernard Spilsbury and others, 1948.
    • found: OCLC data base, 6-2-86 (hdg.: Spilsbury, Bernard Henry, Sir, 1879-1947)
    • found: LC data base, 6-19-86 (hdg.: Spilsbury, Bernard Henry, Sir, 1877-1947; usage: Bernard Spilsbury)
    • found: Who was who, 1941-1950, 1952: v. 4, p. 1087 (Spilsbury, Sir Bernard Henry; b. 1877; d. 12/17/47)
    • found: Who's who, 1948: p. 2610 (Spilsbury, Sir Bernard Henry, b. 1877)
    • found: Medical detectives, 2013: page 5 (Sir Bernard Spilsbury) page 19, etc. (in 1909 he became Pathologist at St. Mary's; in the wake of the Crippen trial, he became a Home Office pathologist; lived in London)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed July 24, 2013 (Bernard Spilsbury; b. May 16, 1877, in Leamington Spa; d. December 17, 1947, by suicide by gas in his laboratory at University College, London; British pathologist, whose cases included Hawley Harvey Crippen and George Joseph Smith; he also played a crucial role in the development of Operation Mincemeat during World War II; educated at Magdalen College, Oxford, he also studied at St Mary's Hospital, Paddington; he specialised in the new science of forensic pathology; in October 1905 he was appointed resident assistant pathologist at St. Mary's; he was a Home Office pathologist in England and Wales, but could appear for the defence in Scotland; he was knighted in 1923 and was a Home Office-approved pathologist and lecturer in forensic medicine at the University College Hospital, the London School of Medicine for Women and at St. Thomas' Hospital; he was also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine)
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