Full name: Wilbert Hurst-Brown
Born: September 24, 1899 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died: April 6, 1964 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Affiliations: London Canadiens
Country: Great Britain
Sport: Ice Hockey
Wilbert Hurst-Brown was born on a farm far from the nearest school, so he was initially taught by his mother. At the age of 7 he moved to Regina, Saskatchewan, where he attended school. After his graduation in 1917 he joined the Royal Flying Corps. When the war ended he returned to his university courses. In 1921 he began studying medicine at the University of Toronto. He was appointed a Rhodes Scholar and continued his studies at Lincoln College, Oxford, and at St. Maryâs Hospital, graduating in 1925. After further studies, he was awarded the Bachelor of Surgery in 1928, in the same year that he represented Great Britain in ice hockey at the 1928 Winter Olympics. A member of the London Lions in 1931, he also played for the Princeâs and Queenâs clubs.
Hurst-Brownâs post-graduate training lasted until 1936 and took him to various hospitals in Canada, the UK, and Germany. Subsequently, Hurst-Brown returned to Canada and worked at the Department of Medicine of the University of Toronto and the Toronto Western Hospital until his retirement in 1962. He was active in various medical fields but his main achievements were in cardiology. During World War II Hurst-Brown acted as Chairman of the Army Committee on Medical Research.
|1928 Winter||28||Sankt Moritz||Ice Hockey||Men's Ice Hockey||Great Britain||GBR||4|
|1928 Winter||28||Sankt Moritz||Ice Hockey||Great Britain||GBR||Final Standings||4||1928-02-11||1||0||0|
|1928 Winter||28||Sankt Moritz||Ice Hockey||Great Britain||GBR||Final Round||Match #2||2||1928-02-17||SUI 4, GBR 0||0|
|1928 Winter||28||Sankt Moritz||Ice Hockey||Great Britain||GBR||Final Round||Match #3||2||1928-02-18||CAN 14, GBR 0||0|
|1928 Winter||28||Sankt Moritz||Ice Hockey||Great Britain||GBR||Final Round||Match #6||2||1928-02-19||SWE 3, GBR 1||0|
|1928 Winter||28||Sankt Moritz||Ice Hockey||Great Britain||GBR||Group A||Match #1||1||1928-02-11||GBR 7, BEL 3||0|
|1928 Winter||28||Sankt Moritz||Ice Hockey||Great Britain||GBR||Group A||Match #3||2||1928-02-12||FRA 3, GBR 2||1|