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Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Turner, 27 December 1915

Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/28

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Turner grieves to hear of the death of Darbishire, who he describes as 'a man of scientific worth and promise'. He is concerned to hear of the appearance of cerebro-spinal fever in a military camp.


  • Creation: 27 December 1915


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Biographical / Historical

Arthur Dukinfield Darbishire, Lecturer in Genetics at the University of Edinburgh since 1911, died of cerebrospinal meningitis in a Scottish military training camp on 26 December 1915.


From the Series: 4 boxes