Alexander Molesworth TOLHURST

MRCS (Eng) LRCP (Lond) 1907, MB BS (Lond) 1909

Born Wellington July 1881                     Died France (western front) 8 May 1918

A Tolhurst

Family owned the Molesworth sheep station

Trained at Guy's Hospital, London

RMO, agricultural settlement in Aswan, Egypt 1908

Returned to NZ in 1910

Honorary Physician, Wellington Hospital 1912-1915

Enlisted with NZ Medical Corps 1915. Initially MO on the Hospital Ship Maheno

Died in the field while RMO 4th Battalion NZ Rifle Brigade


Obituary: NZMJ 1918 17:115




photograph courtesy Earle Andrew collection, Alexander Turnbull Library
Last updated 29 October 2016.