Dr Henry Ernest Karslake Eccles

Personal details

Dr Henry Ernest Karslake Eccles MC FFARCS MRCS LRCP

03/12/1894 to 03/12/1962

Place of birth: Brighton, England

Nationality: British

CRN: 715460

Education and qualifications

General education

Epsom College; St Bartholomew’s Hospital

Primary medical qualification(s)


Initial Fellowship and type

FFARCS by Election

Year of Fellowship


Other qualification(s)


Professional life and career

Postgraduate career

Early appointments included resident anaesthetist & casualty officer, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. Was elected to the staff of the Royal Sussex County Hospital in 1926, the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital in 1927, and Kind Edward VII Memorial Hospital in 1928. Carried significant workload during WW2 because other staff were in the services. Continued to work in the same hospitals after inception of the NHS, and no definitive retirement date has been identified.

Professional interests and activities

Active in the BMA and served as president of its Section of Anaesthetics in 1956

Other biographical information

Married Mary Elizabeth Jessop in 1926; no children identified.

Author and sources

Author: Prof Tony Wildsmith

Sources and any other comments: Medical Directory | Ancestry.co.uk