Harold Buck Locates in
St. Thomas, Where He
Takes over the Practice of the Late Dr. Duncombe.
Dr. Harold Buck, son of
Mr. J. L. Buck of Port Rowan, returned from New York last week,
where he has been taking a short preparatory course since getting
back from overseas.
The doctor has purchased
the office of the late Dr. Duncombe and will resume the practice
of medicine in St. Thomas.
Dr. Buck has devoted
several years to post-graduate work and has had a distinguished
career in the late war.
He is a graduate of the
University of Toronto's School of Medicine, 1910 class, was in the
New York City Hospital for a year and a half, practiced in Toronto
until he went to England in 1913 to study in the London
He was made a member of
the Royal College of Surgeons and a Licentiate of the Royal
College of Physicians.
Dr. Buck was in London
when the war broke out. He offered his services, went to France
with the Fifth Canadian Field Ambulance, and served with that unit
in France and Belgium. Later he was appointed medical officer of
the Royal Canadian Regiment.
About a year later, he was
transferred to the Tenth Field Ambulance, promoted to major, and
made second in command of that unit, a position he held until he
returned to England in 1918.
Major Buck was first a
member and then president of the Canadian Medical Board in London,
which classified the officers of the Canadian Forces. He was
awarded the Military Cross in 19117 and was also mentioned in
despatches. He was slightly wounded at Passchendaele in 1917.
We wish the Doctor success
in his new home.