The early pioneers of maxillofacial and plastic surgery, and mask makers, and their patients

The early pioneers of maxillofacial and plastic surgery, and mask makers, and their patients

This community commemorates those who pioneered the development of maxillofactial surgery in WW1 using their medical and dentistry skills to treat injuries to the jaw, face and throat. It also remembers those who pioneered reconstructive facial surgery, for example skin grafts to help pilots with facial burns. It also includes sculptors and others whose masks helped those with facial injuries. Also remembered are their patients

Created by: Ann39898

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  • Profile picture for Francis Derwent Wood

    Born 1871

    Died 1926

    British Army 1711 Private Royal Army Medical Corps

    British Army Temporary Captain Royal Army Medical Corps

  • Profile picture for Henry Tonks

    Born 1862

    Died 1937

    British Army Surgeon French Red Cross

    British Army Lieutenant Royal Army Medical Corps

  • Profile picture for Stanley Harold Cohen

    Born 1894

    British Army 2825 Serjeant London Regiment

    British Army Lieutenant Tank Corps

  • Born 1881

    Died 1926

    British Army Lieutenant Royal Army Medical Corps

    British Army Captain Major Royal Army Medical Corps

  • Profile picture for Albert Klaassen

    Born 1897

    Died 1958

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 730694 Private

  • Born 1879

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Major Canadian Army Medical Corps

  • Profile picture for Norman Eric Wallace

    Born 1895

    Died 1974

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Flight Lieutenant (Observer) Royal Flying Corps

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 302345 Canadian Field Artillery

  • Profile picture for Ernest Fulton Risdon

    Born 1880

    Died 1968

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Captain Canadian Army Medical Corps

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 372-4-142 Acting Major Canadian Army Medical Corps

  • Profile picture for William Vicarage

    Born 1897

    Royal Navy Z/2324 Able Seaman RNVR Wales - HMS MALAYA

  • Born 1886

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Major Canadian Army Medical Corps

  • Born 1887

    Died 1977

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Major Canadian Army Medical Corps

  • Profile picture for Frederick Coates

    Born 1890

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 527951 Private Canadian Army Medical Corps

  • Born 1897

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 443552 Private

  • Profile picture for William Joseph Handrahan

    Born 1897

    Died 1970

    British Army 9628 Corporal Machine Gun Corps

    British Army 10704 Corporal South Wales Borderers

  • Profile picture for Henry Ralph Lumley

    Born 1892

    Died 1918

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps

  • Born 1889

    British Army Temporary Captain Royal Army Medical Corps

  • Profile picture for Harold Delf Gillies

    Born 1882

    Died 1960

    British Army Surgeon French Red Cross

    British Army Major Royal Army Medical Corps

  • Born 1883

    Died 1951

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 237811 Private

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 237811 Private

  • Born 1890

    Died 1954

    Australian Imperial Force 6108

  • Born 1879

    Died 1974

    British Army Major Royal Army Medical Corps