Sir Donald Johnstone McGAVIN DSO CMG KBE
MRCS (Eng) LRCP (Lond), MB (Lond), MD (Lond), FRCS (Eng), FRACS, FACS
Born Chatham, Kent 19.08.1876 Died Wellington 8.05.1960
MRCS (Eng) LRCP (Lond) 1899, MB (Lond) 1900, MD (Lond) 1901, FRCS (Eng) 1904, FRACS 1927, FACS
Trained at Mason University College, Birmingham, and at the London Hospital. Gold Medal for Medicine
Came to NZ after the war to practice in Hawkes Bay.
Honorary Visiting Surgeon, Wellington Hospital 1910-1915
Awarded DSO in 1917. DGMS NZ Forces 1919 - 1924. Knighted in 1921
Honorary Consultant Surgeon, Wellington Hospital 1925 - 1939
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Obituary: NZMJ 1960 59:148 / BMJ 1960 1:1576