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Murison, Cecil Charles, 1874-1942 (Colonel, Indian Medical Service)



  • Existence: 2 January 1874 - 20 September 1942


Cecil Charles Murison was born on 2 January 1874 in Murree, Punjab, India, and was educated at the Edinburgh extramural school. Later he took the certificate of the Royal Medico-Psychological Association, the D.P.H. of the Edinburgh Colleges in 1909, and the D.T.M. Liverpool and the F.R.C.S.Ed. in 1910.

Entering the Indian Medical Service in 1900, he became lieutenant-Colonel in 1910, colonel in 1917, and retired in 1931. He served in Somaliland in 1903/4; in the First World War, in France and Belgium in 1914/15, in Egypt and in Iraq in 1916, on the North-West Frontier of India in 1917/21 (Maksud campaign), and in the Marri expedition in 1918. Later he served as Assistant Director Medical Services (A.D.M.S.) and for a time as Deputy Director Medical Services (D.D.M.S.) in the Eastern Command, India.

He died at Wrington, Somerset, on 20 September 1942, aged 68. He had been a member of the British Medical Association for 42 years.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Papers of Colonel Cecil Charles Murison

Identifier: Coll-2066
Content Description This fonds consists of the papers of Colonel Cecil Charles Murison, physician and surgeon in the Indian Medical Service. It contains: Certificates earned when he was studying in Edinburgh and in Liverpool, and in the Indian Military Service (1891-1930); Published medical articles by Col. Murison and some related correspondence (1901-1926); Small portrait photograph...
Dates: 1891-1942