Halliday Sutherland

"A born writer, especially a born story-teller. Dr. Sutherland, who is distinguished in medicine, is an amateur in the sense that he only writes when he has nothing better to do. But when he does, it could hardly be done better." G.K. Chesterton.

Category Archives: World War 1

Tuesday 4th August 1914

On Tuesday 4th August 1914, Dr Sutherland received his telegram to join the War. At eight o’clock on Tuesday morning, 4th August, my telegram arrived: “Report at Admiralty ten a.m. … Continue reading

4 August 2014 · 1 Comment

Mobilising for war

One hundred years ago, Halliday Sutherland witnessed Britain mobilising for war in Devon. On the morning of Sunday, 2nd August 1914, I walked from Bideford to the fishing-village of Appledore. My companion … Continue reading

31 July 2014 · Leave a comment

Tuberculosis and eugenics

In the United Kingdom every year fifty thousand people die of consumption or tuberculosis of the lung; twenty thousand more from other forms of the disease; a hundred and fifty thousand … Continue reading

14 July 2014 · 1 Comment

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Centenary of the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial

21 February 2023
14 months to go.