Three to Lieutenant A.H.B.Kirkman, Royal Army Medical Corps,
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Three to Lieutenant A.H.B.Kirkman, Royal Army Medical Corps,
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Three to Lieutenant A.H.B.Kirkman, Royal Army Medical Corps,
Three to Lieutenant A.H.B.Kirkman, Royal Army Medical Corps,
Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, four bars, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, S.A.01 (A.H.B.Kirkman. Surgeon.); British War and Victory Medal (Lieut.A.H.B.Kirkman.). Mounted as worn with a B.R.C.S. Medal 1914-1918. Toned, good very fine. (4)

Footnotes

  • Albert Henry Beaumont Kirkman was born on 19th May 1872. He studied at Guy's Hospital qualifying in 1899. After holding the post of Assistant House-Surgeon and Gynaecological Assistant at Guy's, he was appointed as a Radiologist there in 1899. He served as a Civil-Surgeon and X-ray expert in the Boer War. After becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, he returned to South Africa and worked as a Surgeon at the Fronier Hospital, Queenstown, until 1913. During WW1 he serves with the RAMC, his MIC shows him going to France on 3rd May 1915, and applying for his medals on 17.4.1922. He served for two years and on his return went into general practice at Seaton until 1923. He then moved to Staplehurst in Kent where he practiced until he retired in 1946, he is entitled to a Defence Medal as he served as a Captain with the Kent Home Guard. He died on 21st February 1956.
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