Thom's Irish Who's Who/Thompson, Edward Charles


THOMPSON, Edward Charles, M.B. (T.C.D.), F.R.C.S.I., D.L. Co. Tyrone: Surgeon to Co. Tyrone Hospital; Visiting and Consulting Physician to Omagh District Asylum since 1875; Surgeon-Major Royal Army Medical Corps Reserve; late Commandant Belgian Field Hospital, European War, 1914-18. Educ.: Royal School, Raphoe: University of Dublin; Ex-President North of Ireland Branch British Medical Association; President Association of Fellows Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland: served in Royal Navy as Surgeon, 1872-74; presented with the Albert Medal by the Earl of Carnarvon on behalf of Her late Majesty for saving life on land; also St. John's Medal for saving life on land: M.P. North Monaghan, 1900-1906. Pubns.: numerous contributions to medical journals; son of late Henry Thompson, M.D. of Omagh, and grandson of late Edward Blake, D.L., of Castlegrove, Co. Galway: b. 1851: m., 1st, 1877, Diana, dau. of Col, Francis Ellis, of Fecarry, Co. Tyrone: 2nd, Dorothea Selina, dau. of Col. Perry McClintock, D.L., of Seskinore, Omagh, Co. Tyrone, and has issue one son and three daus. Res.: Camowen Hill, Omagh, Co. Tyrone. Clubs: Tyrone County Irish Automobile, Dublin.