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Biography of Hugh Alexander Fleming

Hugh Alexander Fleming graduated MB ChB from the University in 1940. He was born in Ipoh, Malaysia, son of Alexander, an engineer, and brother of engineering student, Alexander Fleming.

Fleming enrolled at the University in 1935, and during his studies he was awarded three first class certificates for Clinical Medicine (in 1938 and 1939), and in Diseases of the ear, throat and nose (1939).

In 1941, Fleming was listed as a temporary surgeon lieutenant in the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve.

Fleming was honorary surgeon at Whitehaven and West Cumberland Hospital, and was in partnership at a private practice at Whitehaven, Cumberland.


Printed Materials

  • R8/5/57/3 Matriculation Slips
  • The Medical Directory 1967

Archival Materials

  • R3/1/11 Births of Graduates
  • R8/5/56/3 Matriculation Slips
  • DC183/11/75 General Council
  • R7/3/12 Prize List
  • R8/5/58/3 Matriculation Slips
  • R8/5/59/3 Matriculation Slips
  • SEN10/80
  • SEN10/81


Hugh Alexander Fleming
Born 5 May 1917.
Died December 2004.
GU Degree: MB ChB, 1940; Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences,
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: surgeons
English snippet: Medical graduate of the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 10th Dec 2013

Country Associations

Malaysia Malaysia, Ipoh
Place of Birth

England England, Workington
Place of Death

Scotland Scotland, Glasgow, Bearsden

University Connections

University Roles

  • Graduate