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Arthur S. MacNalty

revised by Mary E. Gibson

Balfour, Sir Andrew (1873–1931), expert in tropical medicine and novelist, was born in Edinburgh on 21 March 1873, the eldest son of Thomas Alexander Goldie Balfour MD, of Edinburgh, and his wife, Margaret, daughter of Peter Christall, of Elgin. He was educated at ...

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Browne, Stanley George (1907–1986), leprologist and medical missionary, was born on 8 December 1907 at 77 Bousefield Road, New Cross, London, the second of the five children of Arthur Browne (1874–1967), Post Office clerk, and his wife, Edith Lillywhite (1887–1927). His formal instruction started when, after much pleading, he entered ...

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Stanley George Browne (1907–1986) by Elliott & Fry, 1956 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir Clement Clapton Chesterman (1894–1983) by Elliott & Fry, 1951 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Chesterman, Sir Clement Clapton (1894–1983), medical missionary and specialist in tropical diseases, was born on 30 May 1894 at 6 Woodland Place, Bath, the fifth son of William Thomas Chesterman (1856–1923), solicitor, and the second son of his second wife, Elizabeth Clapton (1869–1952)...

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Dutton, Joseph Everett (1874–1905), pathologist in tropical medicine, was born on 9 September 1874 at New Chester Road, Rock Ferry, Birkenhead, the fifth son of John Dutton, a retired chemist of Brookdale, Banbury, and his wife, Sarah Ellen Moore. After education at King's School, Chester...

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McGregor, Sir Ian Alexander (1922–2007), malariologist, was born on 26 August 1922 at 12 Church Street, Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, the son of John McGregor (d. 1945), tailor, and his wife, Isabella Chapman Greig, née Taylor (d. 1974). He had two older half-brothers, his mother's first husband having died in an industrial accident. He was educated at ...

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George McRobert

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Rogers, Sir Leonard (1868–1962), specialist in tropical medicine, was born at Hartley House, Helston, Cornwall, on 18 January 1868. He was the seventh son of Captain Henry Rogers RN, and Jane Mary, daughter of John Samuel Enys, of Enys, and granddaughter of Davies Gilbert...

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Sir Leonard Rogers (1868–1962) by Walter Stoneman, 1933 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Scott, Sir (Henry) Harold (1874–1956), pathologist and historian of tropical medicine, was born on 3 August 1874 at Spalding, Lincolnshire, the son of the Revd Dr Douglas Lee Scott (1846–1914), headmaster of the Mercers' School from 1876 to 1914, and Mary Anne Elizabeth...

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Sinton, John Alexander (1884–1956), soldier and malariologist, was born on 2 December 1884 at Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, the third of the seven children of Walter Lyon Sinton (1860–1930?) and his wife, Isabella Mary, née Pringle (1860–1924). His parents were both from the north of ...

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John Alexander Sinton (1884–1956) by Charles H. Halliday, 1947 © Charles H. Halliday; collection Royal Society

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John Field

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Watson, Sir Malcolm (1873–1955), malariologist, was born in Cathcart, Renfrewshire, Scotland, on 24 August 1873, the second son of George Watson, commercial traveller and clothier, of Bridge of Allan, and his wife, Mary McFarlane, and a kinsman of Sir David Bruce, who was famed for his work on the tsetse fly. Educated in ...