Harry Steele-Bodger

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Henry William Steele-Bodger MRCVS (1896 – 1952) was a British veterinary surgeon.

Educated at Cranleigh School, he served with the Royal Engineers and Royal Horse Artillery. He lost an eye in his war service.[1] After the war he qualified as a vet at the Royal Veterinary College, in Edinburgh and set up practice in Tamworth, Staffordshire. He was active in leading vets and co-founded the Society of Veterinary Practitioners, together with Sir Thomas Dalling.[2]

In 1940, served as President of the British Veterinary Association [3]


His sons Micky and Alasdair were also veterinarians.


  1. ^ [ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 October 2011. Retrieved 6 December 2009.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)]
  2. ^ "HENRY WILLIAM (HARRY) STEELE-BODGER, MRCVS : PRESIDENT NVMA – 1939-1941 : BIOGRAPHY" (PDF). Bva.co.uk. Retrieved 24 August 2017.
  3. ^ Obituary of Mary Brancker, the first female president of the British Veterinary Association), The Daily Telegraph, 31 July 2010.