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JAMA. 1917;LXIX(12):1009-1011. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.02590390059022.
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The Committee of Inquiry is composed of the following members: Major-General Sir Francis Howard, K. C. B., K. C. M. G. (chairman); Sir Rickman John Godlee, Bt., K.C.V.O.; Sir Frederick Taylor, Bt.; Sir William Watson Cheyne, Bt., K.C.M.G., C.B., M.P.; Lieut.-Col. H. J. Stiles, M.B., C.M., F.R.C.S.; Dr. Charles Buttar; Dr. Norman Walker; and Dr. J. B. Christopherson, F.R.C.S., F.R.C.P. (secretary). Sir Francis Howard, who distinguished himself in the Sudan campaign of 1898 and during the South African war, was Commander-in-Chief of the Western Command in 1905-7, and Inspector of Infantry 1914-15. Sir Rickman Godlee, Sir Frederick Taylor, and Dr. Buttar are members of the Central Medical War Committee, the last named being Chairman of its Executive Committee. Sir Watson Cheyne, who is a consulting surgeon R.N., as well as M.P. for the Universities of Edinburgh and St. Andrews, is a member of the Reference Committee of the Royal Colleges in England, as are also Sir Rickman Godlee and Sir Frederick Taylor. Dr. Norman Walker is convener of the Scottish Medical Service Emergency Committee. Lieut.-Colonel Harold J. Stiles is the well-known Edinburgh surgeon who in addition to other war work is Deputy Inspector of Military Orthopedics (for Scotland). Dr. Christopherson, the secretary, saw service during the South African war, and is Director of the Khartoum and Omdurman Civil General Hospitals.
 Wheeler's Tissue Phosphates , The Journal A. M. A. , (May 5) , 1917, p. 1337.
 The Institutes of Surgery , Brit. Med. Jour. , (Aug. 11) , 1917, p. 171.


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