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RAMC profile of:
Henry Marrian Joseph PERRY L.R.C.P. & S.I.
 
 


Place or Date
of Birth:
Cork on the 11th March 1884

Service Number:

TF Number:

Rank: Major General

Unit:

Attached To: 4th Bn. Middlesex Regiment

Enlistment Location:

Also Served: Various - see below

Outcome: Survived the war

Date Died: 23rd March 1955
Age Died:

Where Buried and/or Commemorated:

Awards: OBE; MiDx3

Gazette Reference: 3/6/1919; 1/1/1916, 30/12/1918, 10/7/1919.
 


Other Information:

Henry qualified L.R.C.P. & S.I. L.M. in 1906. He joined the R.A.M.C. on 28th January 1907 as a Lieutenant, then served in Hong Kong 1908-1911 - during this time he was promoted to Captain on 28th July 1910. In 1913 he became a Specialist in Bacteriology. Henry was stationed in Devonport when war was declared. He entered the war in France on the 14th August 1914 as Regimental Medical officer with the 4th Bn. Middlesex Regiment but was taken prisoner during the Battle of Mons. On 5th September 1914, just as the retreat from Mons had ended, he was sent to Germany as a POW with Lt E S B Hamilton, Maj H W Long, and Capt J H Graham - all of the R.A.M.C. He was later repatriated in 1915. Henry served under the temporary rank of Major from 18th September 1915 to 18th January 1916, when he returned to France in 1915 and served as the Officer Commanding the 65th Field Ambulance. He then became Assistant Advisor in Pathology for the British Expeditionary Force 1916-1918. He was promoted to Major on 28th January 1919. Henry then took up the position of Assistant Professor of Pathology at the Royal Army Medical College from 1919- 1921. He was promoted to Brevet Lieutenant Colonel on 9th February 1921, then became Professor of Pathology from 1921 to 926, when he was seconded to the Egyptian Government until 1934. He continued with his position as Professor of Pathology at Royal Army Medical College from 1930, eventually becoming Director of Pathology in 1934. During this time, Henry gained the ranks of temporary Lieutenant Colonel on 10th Jan 1931; Lieutenant Colonel on 6th March 1931; and then Brevet Colonel on 26th March 1933. From 1934 - 1939, he became Honorary Surgeon to the King, gaining the full rank of Colonel on 28th December 1934. Henry was promoted to Major General on 26th September 1935, and served as Director of Pathology at the War Office from 1939-1941. He retired on full pay on 25th June 1941. Returning to studying at Queen’s College, Cork, he qualified F.R.C.P. in 1941. He died at Walton-on-Thames


 
 
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