James Dundas-Grant

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James Dundas-Grant (18961985) was a fellow Inkling with J.R.R. Tolkien. He was the commander of the Oxford University naval division, the cadets that followed classes at the University of Oxford.

Dundas-Grant was the son of British ear, nose, and throat surgeon Sir James Dundas-Grant.[1][2]

In his memoir, "From an 'Outsider'" (1979), Dundas-Grant shared reminiscences of J.R.R. Tolkien.


  1. "Who Were the Inklings?", Ignatius Press (accessed 12 September 2021)
  2. "Dundas-Grant, Sir James (1854 - 1944)" dated 19 May 2013, The Royal College of Surgeons of England (accessed 12 September 2021)
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