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Lieut.-Col. Alfred W. Alcock, C.I.E., F.R.S

Nature volume 131, pages 573575 (22 April 1933) | Download Citation

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WITH the death on March 24 of Alfred Alcock, there has passed away a type of doctor who in the past has so often graced the ranks of the Indian Medical Service that of the surgeon-naturalist. Zoological science in India has been always enriched by the labours of distinguished medical men, of whom the late Sir Joseph Fayrer and Alfred Alcock may be taken as representing the acme of a period which will never be seen again.

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