Awards & Titles:

British War Medal
Victory Medal
Medicinae Doctorem et Chirurgiae Magistrum
Medicinae Baccalaureus

Education & Career :

Appears in The Medical Directory 1910 "SEVIER, ALFRED HYNAM, Barnard-Castle, Co. Durh.-M.B., C.M. Edin. 1881; (Univ. Edin., Paris, Vienna, St. Petersburg); Surg. Barnard-Castle Disp.; Med. Off. N.East Cos. Sch; Med. Off. Health Barnard-Castel U.D.C.; Med. Off & Pub.Vacc. Barnard Castle Dist. & Workh. Teesdale Union; Certif. Fact. Surg.; Sug. Co. Constab., OddFells., &c. Fell...."

Appears in The Medical Directory 1930 "SEVIER, Alfred Hynam, Kirklington, Bedale, Yorks - M.B., C.M. Ed. 1881; (Univ. Ed., Paris, Vienna, St. Petersburg); M.O.H. Kirklington U.D.C.; Med. Off. & Pub. Vacc. Pickhill Dist. Thirsk Union & Kirklington Dist. Bedale Union; Mem. B.M.A.; late M.O.H. Barnard Castle; Pys. Anglo-Russian Hosp. Petrograd; Res. Med. Off. Lord Derby War Hosp. Warrington."

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Action : War Survivor 

Although many perished in times of national conflict and in the service of their country, many more survived including those interned as Prisoners of War. Stories of those who did survive are included as part of this site, especially those with high gallantry awards, those included against an external rolls of honour and those who had a distinguished career in wartime and military leaderhip.

The Medal ledgers show that his service was between 2nd September 1916 and August 1917, whereby he earned the British War Medal and Victory Medal. It also shows that he served with the British Red Cross Society and Order of St. John.

Probate SEVIER Alfred Hynam of 100 Chain-lane Littleover Derbyshire died 25 March 1933 at the Derbyshire Royal Infirmary Derby Probate Nottingham 26 May to Edith Eleonie Frances Sevier widow and Alfred Edmund Hynam Sevier solicitor. Effects £5381 10s. 11d.

Following his death the Derby Daily Telegraph of 8th July 1933 reports "LITTLEOVER DOCTOR LEAVES £5381 - MEDICAL WORK IN RUSSIA - FAMILY BEQUESTS - The late Dr. Alfred Hyman [sic] Sevier, of Chain-lane, Littleover, and formerly of Homelands, Normanton, Derby, left estate of the gross value of £5381 10s. 11d., with net personalty of £4312 8s. 4d. Dr. Sevier, who died on March 25, was at one time in practice at Wensleydale and at Barnard Castle. He was a magistrate of Durham county. During the war he worked at Lord Derby's War Hospital, Warrington, and afterwards he went to Russia as head physician at the Anglo-Russian Hospital, Petrograd. Later he was at Northampton War Hospital. Dr. and Mrs. Sevier came to Derby district to be with their son, Mr. A.E.H. Sevier. Probate of the will has been granted to the widow, Mrs. Edith Eleonie Frances Sevier, of Normanton, and son, Mr. Alfred Edmund Hyman Sevier, also of that address. Dr. Sevier left all of his property upon trust for his wife for life, with remainder equally between his children, Alfred Edmund Hyman Sevier and Gabrielle Alfreda Mildred Mary Black, or their issue."

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Barnard No. 1230 E.C.Durham
Joined : le Strange No. 3730 E.C. Norfolk

7th January 1887
4th February 1887
4th March 1887

Recorded as a Surgeon on the books of Barnard Lodge No. 1230 resident, aged 29, at Barnard Castle. It appears he befriended Gerard Lockyer, when he moved from London to Barnard Castle and took him into his practice. At least 1 year's war service was completed by Alfred. Shortly before the war began,1st May 1914 he became a petitioning and founder member of Le Strange Lodge No. 3730 at Hunstanton.

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