Edwin Stewart Lawrie Scotland Singapore Malaysia

Biography of Edwin Stewart Lawrie

Edwin Lawrie
Edwin Lawrie

Edwin Stewart Lawrie was born in Glasgow and graduated from the University MB ChB in 1924. He was a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (1937) and a Fellow of the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (1937). He became a surgeon at the General Hospital in Penang before the Second World War.

Lawrie died at Changi Internment Camp in Singapore on 21 August 1943.


Edwin Stewart Lawrie
Born 26 June 1899, Glasgow, Scotland.
Died 21 August 1943.
GU Degree: MB ChB, 1924;
University Link: Graduate
Father's Details: Stewart Lawrie; Insurance manager
War Service: Civilian
Grave / Memorial: Changi Chapel And Museum, Singapore
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 14th Feb 2013

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland
Place of Birth

Singapore Singapore, No Region
Place of Death

Malaysia Malaysia, Penang

University Connections

University Roles

  • Graduate

WWII Roll of Honour