October 25. Dungannon Surgeon 2 i/c RN Medics WW1. Roll of Honour

Today’s Roll contains two infanteers who died liberating Gent in Belgium, and two remembered on the Alamein Memorial in Egypt. Featured today is one of the most famous naval surgeons of his time. Surgeon Rear-Admiral, David Hewitt from Dungannon entered the Royal Navy in November 1897. He became Assistant to the Medical Director-General, in which post he served for six years, including the war of 1914-18. Photo – CWGC cemetery in Kinross Abbey, Moray

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