Honoria Somerville Keer Canada Nigeria

Biography of Honoria Somerville Keer

Dr Keer in her tent in Salonica
Dr Keer in her tent in Salonica

Honoria Somerville Keer (1883-1969) was a University graduate who served with distinction as an Assistant Medical Officer in France, Serbia and Macedonia during the First World War, and as a Lady Medical Officer in Nigeria during the 1920s and 1930s.

Born in Toronto, Keer studied medicine at the University from 1903 until 1910, graduating MB ChB in 1910, and was registered as a medical practitioner by the Scottish Branch of the General Medical Council in 1910. Her distinguished career is described in the Roll of Honour of the First World War.

Summary

Honoria Somerville Keer
Physician

Born 26 December 1883, Toronto, Canada.
Died 20 March 1969.
GU Degree: MB ChB, 1910;
University Link: Alumnus
Occupation categories: physicians
WWI: View WWI Roll of Honour Entry
View Major Archive Collection Record
English snippet: Medical graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1910
Record last updated: 22nd May 2014

Country Associations

Canada Canada, Toronto
Place of Birth

Nigeria Nigeria, No Region

University Connections

University Roles

  • Alumnus