Vincent was educated at Monkton Combe School, Haileybury, and at Cambridge University, taking the diplomas M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. in 1915. During this time he had become an international rugby player. As soon as he qualified, he took up a temporary commission the R.A.M.C., then entered the war in France on 16th November 1915. On 21st August 1916, Vincent reported for duty with 100th Field Ambulance. He was awarded the Military Cross on 23rd September 1916 “For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in action. During an attack he tended the wounded under very difficult circumstances, working without assistance after his orderly was hit. He was under heavy shell fire.” He was presented with the MC medal ribbon by MGC 2nd Division whilst on parade. On 23rd November 1916 he went to the 1st Bn. Royal Berkshire Regiment for temporary duty as their MO until 5th December. He then went on 14 days leave to the UK on the 18th December. Vincent was later posted to Salonika, where he was in charge of a bacteriological unit, and served there until the end of the war. He settled in Bath in 1919, and took his M.D., after which he took a leading roll in both national and international societies dealing with rheumatic disease, spa treatment, and hydrology, becoming a Member of the Royal College of Physicians, and a member of the committee set up by the College for the study of arthritis. In October 1921 he was appointed a physician to the Royal Mineral Water Hospital, Bath, and had become senior physician to the institution in May 1932. Also in May 1921, he was appointed assistant physician to the Royal United Hospital, Bath, and was on the staff of the Hospital for Women and Children, Bristol. In April 1934 he was a physician to the Royal United Hospital, and was consulting physician to the Trowbridge and Freshford Hospitals, and cardiological specialist for Wiltshire. On 14th November 1934 he died after falling from a train. At the time of his death he was president of the Bath Clinical Society and Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and of the Medical Society of London.