|Frederick Grant Banting
Banting in 1931
|Died||February 21, 1941
|Known for||Co-discoverer of
|Spouse(s)||Marion Robertson (m. 1924; divorce 1932)
Henrietta Ball (m. 1937; his death 1941)
Sir Frederick Grant Banting
In 1923 Banting and
Frederick Banting was born on November 14, 1891, in a farm house near
In 1914, he attempted to enter the army on August 5, and then again in October, but was refused due to poor eyesight.
:33–34 Banting successfully joined the army in 1915 and spent the summer training before returning to school. His class was fast-tracked to get more doctors into the war and so he graduated in December 1916 and reported for military duty the next day.
:36–37 He was wounded at the
Banting returned to Canada after the war and went to Toronto to complete his surgical training.
:44 He studied