St. Thomas's Hospital, Mead Medal,
A. W. SIKES,(1869-1947).Physician.
Dr. Alfred Walter Sikes was originally from Co. Wexford. He was
educated privately and went to St. Thomas's Hospital with an
entrance scholarship. He proved to be one of the most brilliant
students of that hospital, winning the Tite and Peacock scholarships
and gaining gold medals in both the intermediate and
final examinations for the M.B. He also held the Treasurer's
gold medal, the Bristowe medal, and the medal in medicine.
He proceeded M.D. in 1898, taking the F.R.C.S. in the same
year, and in 1900 he was medical registrar to St. Thomas's.
In the first world war he volunteered for active service, and
was surgeon to an ambulance train in France.
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