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Sir James Sands ELLIOTT   KBE

MB ChB (Edin) 1902, MD (Edin) 1912, FACS 1926, FRACS 1927, LLD Hon (Aber)

Born Randalstown, Co Antrim 28 May 1880                   Died Wellington 26 Oct 1959

James Elliott

Came to NZ as a young lad. Educated at Wellington College and Otago University, before proceeding to Edinburgh University to complete his medical studies.

Appointed House Surgeon, Wellington Hospital in 1903 - the Hospital's first such appointment in Newtown.

Honorary Visiting Surgeon, Wellington Hospital 1914 - 1928

Knighted in 1936

 

Obituary: NZMJ 1959 58:801

 

 

 

 

 

 
photograph courtesy J O Mercer collection

 

 

 

Last updated 29 October 2016.