Rast, Dr Hugo
- Rast, Dr Hugo
- Archives and manuscripts
About this work
1891 6 Aug born in Berne
Studied medicine in Berne, Lausanne, Paris and London
1916 qualified MD, Berne
1919 took up post at German Hospital London
1922 FRCS, LRCS
1925 Honorary Surgeon to the German Hospital
1938 Senior Surgeon, German Hospital
1939-1945 Medical Superintendent, German Hospital
1941-1945 Chairman of the Mixed Medical Commission for Prisoners of War (under the War Office) and for Civilian Internees (under the Home Office).
1944 Chairman for Mixed Medical Commission for the European Theatre of War, USA War Department
Medical Adviser to various Embassies and Legations in London
Honorary Consultant to the North East Metropolitan Regional Hospital Board
1970 26 May married Ruth Berthe Aeberhardt
1982 6 Apr died in London
At Wellcome Collection:
PP/FPW: Parkes Weber was a colleague of Rast at the German Hospital.
At other repositories:
There is material in The National Archives relating to the Mixed Medical Commission and its work.