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 2 June 2022.