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William Edward COLLINS CMG

MRCS (Eng) 1876, MB (Lond) 1877

Born Darjeeling, India 1853 Died Wellington 11 Aug 1934

Educated at Cheltenham College, England.

Played rugby for England 1874 - 1876

W E Collins

 

Medical education at London University and St Georges Hospital, London.

Worked at Brompton Hospital for Consumptives

 

Came out to NZ, initially to Nelson, but then settled in Wellington.

 

Honorary Physician, Wellington Hospital 1879-1882

Honorary Surgeon, Wellington Hospital 1882-1905

 

President, NZ branch BMA 1904 MLC 1907-1934

 

WW1 service as Lieut.-Colonel in charge of hospital ship Maheno

 
 
 
photo courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, Earle Andrew coll.

Obituary: NZMJ 1934 33:328 The Lancet 1934 2:387

Last updated 29 October 2016.