Douglas Stuart Stevenson

Biography of Douglas Stuart Stevenson

Douglas Stuart Stevenson
Douglas Stuart Stevenson

Douglas Stuart Stevenson graduated from the University MBChB in 1917. His father was John Stevenson, a wholesale baker.

Stevenson grew up in Glasgow and matriculated at the University aged 17 to study Medicine. He studied subjects such as Anatomy and Physiology, receiving certificates in Clinical Surgery and the Practise of Medicine. After graduating Stevenson entered the medical branch of the R.A.F., where he later was awarded an MBE and the Belgian Croix de Guerre for his work. When Stevenson returned to Glasgow, he practised as a physician at the Western Infirmary, where he also taught many medical students. He was an honorary lecturer in Clinical Medicine at the University, and became a Fellow of the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1932. After the outbreak of the Second World War, Stevenson served as a brigadier and consulting physician to the Army of Scotland. He passed away in Glasgow on October 21, 1950.

His Roll of Honour entry can be viewed here.


Douglas Stuart Stevenson
Born 4 February 1893.
Died 21 October 1950.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degree: MBChB, 1917;
Occupation categories: doctors; physicians
Record last updated: 4th May 2017

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