George Stoker (c1854-1920) of the Royal Army Medical Corps
Son of Abraham Stoker, of Dublin Castle, and of Charlotte Matilda Blake Stoker, of Coleraine
Husband of Agnes Stoker (eldest daughter of The McGillycuddy of the Reeks, Co. Kerry), of 34, Marlborough Buildings, Bath.
1920 March 23rd. Died age 66. Burial / memorial at Higher Cemetery, Exeter
Order of the Medjidie (4th Class). L.R.C.S.I. 1876; M.R.C.P.I. and M.R.C.S. England, 1882; J.P. for Co. Kerry; Hon. Assoc. of Order of St. John of Jerusalem in England. Vice-Pres. (formerly Pres.) of British Laryngological Assoc.; Fellow of Med. Soc. of London; Member of Pathological and Clinical Socs.; Physician to London Throat Hospital; Hon. Medical Officer of Actors Benevolent Fund. Formerly Surgeon to Hospital for diseases of the Throat (Golden Square); Surgeon in Imperial Ottoman Army; and Medical Officer to Bulgarian Relief Fund 1877. Acted as Chef de L'Ambulance du Croissant Rouge during Turko-Russian War 1876-8 (present at sieges of Shipka, Plevna, and Erzerum); and as Stafford House Commr. during Zulu War 1870-80 (medal). Initiated and organised Civil Hospital in S. Africa 1899-1900; and served as Second Surgeon Irish Hospital (Despatches, medal with three clasps, C.M.G.). Originator and pioneer of the use of Oxygen.