Morgan Stanislaus GRACE CMG   
LRCS LRCP (Edin), MD (Jena)
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Born Clonmel, County Tipperary 28.02.1837    Died Wellington 19.04.1903

LRCS LRCP (Edin) 1859, MD (Univ of Jena, Germany) 1867

Studied in Dublin, Paris and London.

Enlisted in the Army in 1859 as staff assistant and surgeon.  In June 1860, he was sent to NZ, 3 months after the start of the Waitara war.  He left the Imperial Army, joining the Colonial Forces, and became their Surgeon-General.

He left the military in 1865 and set up practice as a medical practitioner in Wellington.   Acting Provincial Surgeon for Wellington 1865
Wellington Coroner 1870 - 1877
He was appointed a Member of the Legislative Council in 1870.

Honorary Surgeon, Wellington Hospital 1879 - 1882
Honorary Consulting Surgeon, Wellington Hospital 1883 - 1886.

President, Wellington Branch BMA 1890.

Awarded CMG in 1891

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M S Grace

Obituary: NZMJ 1903 3:210

photograph courtesy
Alexander Turnbull Library,
Wellington, NZ ref:F 132-35mm -B