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us: Spilsbury, Bernard, Sir, 1877-1947

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  • Fuller Name

    • Bernard Henry
  • Variants

    • us: Spilsbury, Bernard Henry, Sir, 1877-1947
  • Addtional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Death Date

    • Birth Place

        Leamington, England
    • Death Place

        London, England
    • Associated Locale

        Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

        London, England
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) St. Mary's Hospital (London, England)
        • Affiliation Start: 1905
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University College Hospital (London, England)
        • Organization: (naf) London School of Medicine for Women
        • Organization: (naf) St. Thomas's Hospital (London, England)
        • Organization: (naf) Royal Society of Medicine (Great Britain)
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Forensic pathology
          (lcsh) Medical jurisprudence
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Forensic pathologists
        • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

        • Earlier Established Forms

            Spilsbury, Bernard Henry, Sir, 1877-1947Spilsbury, Bernard Henry,Sir,1877-1947
        • Sources

          • 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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          • 1986-06-27: new
          • 2013-07-25: revised
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