George Robert Gomez

Trinidad school years

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December, 1914
December, 1914

List of successful First Class Honours students in college. George received distinctions in English, Latin and Mathematics.

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Island Scholar 1916
Island Scholar 1916
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General Merit - 1915
General Merit - 1915

George is at the top of the College.

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CIC War Memorial publication
CIC War Memorial publication

Past students who served. George Gomez is seen top centre.

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Private Gomez - India

(4th left) Go to his Letters from India

 

Chief Medical Officer - St. Kitts & Nevis

Dr. Gomez, the surgeon

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Alexandria Hospital
Alexandria Hospital

Now a heritage site, this is where Dr. George Gomez worked as Chief Medical Officer, Nevis.

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Dr. Gomez salary: 375 pounds, travel allowance 30 pounds, position of Medical Officer District 3, appointed 5/3/29. Date first appointed to Colonial Government 21/12/24. Authority to conduct private practice.

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Condolence card
Condolence card

The Boy Scout Association of Nevis's condolence card, dated the day of the funeral, 8 September, 1931. The doctor had died at 2.45pm the previous day. He was buried in the morning, less than a day later. At 8am that morning, arriving on the 'St. Ursula' from Nevis, were numerous mourners including the Scouts of the Ist Nevis Troop. George was the Assistant Scout Commissioner and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Boy Scouts Local Association.

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22nd September, 1931
22nd September, 1931

The St. Kitts-Nevis Daily Bulletin

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9th September, 1931
9th September, 1931

The doctor's flower-covered grave, Springfield Cemetery, next to the Cunningham Hospital, Basseterre, St Kitts. The cemetery had not been long opened, hence the desolate appearance.

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The grave around July 1932
The grave around July 1932

By this time, Jessie Gomez had returned to Scotland with her three young children.

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Probate Notice
Probate Notice
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1st October, 1931
1st October, 1931

The St. Kitts-Nevis Daily Bulletin Message from Dr. Gomez' widow, Jessie.

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Jessie, Joseph and Euphemia Gomez
Jessie, Joseph and Euphemia Gomez

The Gomez children circa 1935, after they had left Nevis and settled in Scotland with their mother, after the death of their father in 1931.

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