Members of Aberdeen University who joined the Essex Regiment in WW1


Aberdeen was a fine university and more importantly it was a medical university which meant that many Great War Doctors were trained there.

Captain William George Phillip Hunt MC

 10th Battalion Essex Regiment died in Hospital 15 August 1917

Captain John Gatherer Brown

Doctor with Essex Regiment amongst several Regiments

Captain Henry William Godfrey

Doctor with 8th Battalion Essex Regiment amongst several Regiments

Captain Alfred Martin Laing

1st Battalion Essex Regiment wounded at Gallipoli

Captain James Mitchell

Doctor with 3rd Battalion Essex Regiment and then 4th Northumberland Fusiliers

Lt Colonel George Alexander Troup  TD

Doctor with 1st Essex Vol Artillery and 3rd East Anglian Field Ambulance