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Walter FELL

BA (Oxon) 1877, MA (Oxon) 1879, MRCS (Eng) LRCP (Lond) 1881 MB (Oxon) 1882, MD (Oxon) 1895

(MD thesis on "The Evolution of Disease")Walter Fell

Born Nelson 1855 Died Wellington 22 Nov 1932

Early years spent in the south of France.

Educated at Rugby and at University College, Oxford

Studied medicine at St Thomas's Hospital, London

Returned to NZ in 1884, joining Dr W E Collins in practice. First registered as a medical practitioner in NZ 17 Apr 1884

Honorary Surgeon, Wellington Hospital 1887 - 1890

Honorary Physician, Wellington Hospital 1890 - 1892

Honorary Surgeon, Wellington Hospital 1893 - 1907

Editor, NZMJ 1906 - 1911

Retired in 1907. Returned to England in 1914, and served in the RAMC

photo courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, S P Andrew Coll.

An accomplished painter, he became President of the NZ Academy of Fine Strs

Commodore, Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club 1901 - 1903

Obituary: NZMJ 1923 31:452

Last updated 29 October 2016.