Iain Alasdair McMillan Beaton Scotland Pakistan

Biography of Iain Alasdair McMillan Beaton

Iain Alasdair McMillan Beaton was born in Glasgow and studied at the University, graduating BSc (1934),MB, ChB (1937) and DPH (1941).

He was a house surgeon at Glasgow Royal Infirmary before becoming Gynaecologist and House Physician at the city's Western Infirmary.

He joined the Indian Medical Service and died in what is now Pakistan on 9 January 1942.


Iain Alasdair McMillan Beaton
Born 7 July 1913, Glasgow, Scotland.
Died 9 January 1942.
GU Degrees: BSc, 1933; MB ChB, 1937; DPH, 1941;
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: physicians
Father's Details: Donald Beaton; Tailor
War Service: Indian Medical Service
Grave / Memorial: Rawalpindi War Cemetery, Pakistan
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
English snippet: Medical graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1937
Record last updated: 22nd Aug 2013

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Scotland Scotland
Place of Birth

Pakistan Pakistan, Rawalpindi
Place of Death

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  • Graduate

WWII Roll of Honour