Hermann Balean was a doctor and surgeon who practised first in China and then Hong Kong.
Balean, (Dr) Hermann (13/3/1875 – 30/1/1945)
He was a Medical Doctor. He was in Camp with his wife Isabel and they were billeted in Block 18 Room 10. He worked in St Stephen’s Temporary Hospital during the fighting but was moved to Stanley Prison Hospital with Dr Ashton-Rose and eleven of the more serious cases on 22nd December at the instigation of Dr Hackett thus avoiding the Christmas Day massacre.
Birth registered in Brighton Quarter 2 1875.
His father applied for and was granted naturalization of himself, his wife and children on 14 November 1882. His father was a professor of German Language and Literature.
Hermann Balean married Isabel Terrell 15 November 1908 at St. Peter's Church, Notting Hill London. He trained at the London Hpospital.
His cause of death was recorded as acute anaemia (UK Foreign and Overseas Register)
His will was probated 5 March 1948.
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