VRD, MCh, FRCS
1911 - 1980
Summarised from Plarr's "Lives of the Fellow Online"
Richard Arthur Mogg was born on 2nd September 1911 in Cardiff. He trained at the Welsh National School of Medicine, qualifying in 1935. He became FRCS in 1940.
He was a surgeon in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve and, during the Second World War, served as a urological specialist abroad and on the home front. In 1945 he was awarded the Volunteer Reserve Decoration (VRD).
In 1946 he became a Consultant Urologist in the United Cardiff Hospitals founding the Urology Department at the Cardiff Royal Infirmary.
He was President of BAUS in 1974 and also President of the Urology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine.
In 1977 he was made a Knight of the Order of St Sylvester, a Papal Knighthood.
He died on 13 June 1980 at Cardiff Royal Infirmary.
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