Thomas Pridgin Teale (died 1923)

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Thomas Pridgin Teale FRS (28 June 1831 - 13 November 1923) was a British surgeon and ophthalmologist, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society on 7 June 1888. [1] [2] [3]

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Thomas Pridgin Teale

He was educated at Leeds Grammar School, Winchester College, Brasenose College, Oxford and King's College London. [4]

He was President of the Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society from 1889 to 1892. [5]

Teale was one of the oldest men to serve in the British Army in the First World War. He was 83 when he was called up in August 1914, and 87 at the time of his discharge. He served as a Lt Colonel in Royal Army Medical Corps. [6]

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  1. "List of Fellows of the Royal Society 1660 – 2007" (PDF). The Royal Society: Library and Information Services. 2007. Retrieved 4 October 2012.
  2. Bryan, B. A. "Teale, Thomas Pridgin (1831–1923)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 5 October 2012.(Subscription required for online access)
  3. Walker, H. Secker (January 1924). "Obituary: Thomas Pridgin Teale, F.R.S". British Journal of Ophthalmology. 8 (1): 44–45. doi:10.1136/bjo.8.1.44. PMC   512893 .
  4. ‘TEALE, Thomas Pridgin’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2016
  5. "History". The Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society. Retrieved 5 October 2012.
  6. Oxford University Roll of Service, p 314