Alexander Loftus Otway 1880- 1945

Born: 1880
Died: ABT 1945
Father:James Hastings Otway
Mother:Frances Pollock
Partner:Bessie Norah Hickman
Children:James Loftus Otway, Frances Aileen Otway
Education:St. Colombia & Trinity College, Dublin
Updated: 07 Oct 2002


Alexander Loftus was also educated at St. Columbia School and Trinity College, Dublin. He qualified as a Doctor, joining the Royal Army Medical Corps. During World War I he served in France and subsequently in India and West Africa where he invented a vaccine that eliminated Yellow Fever. He also invented a very widely used Army latrine called the "Otway Pit". He retired from the Army in the twenties and lived at Londonderry where he died after World War II.

He married Bessie Norah Hickman, daughter of Major Devereux Walter Hickman. They have two children.

ID: 12   Generated by GedTree on 28 Nov 2002

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