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Matthew HOLMES

MB ChB (Edin) 1902, FRCS (Edin) 1905, MD (Edin) 1905

Born Edinburgh 2 Nov 1879                       Died Wellington 15 Nov 1918

M Holmes

Educated in Oamaru, at Otago Boys' High School and Otago and Edinburgh Universities

Resident Surgeon, Chalmers Hospital for Children, Edinburgh 1903 - 1906

First registered as a medical practitioner in NZ 2 Apr 1907

Honorary Surgeon, Wellington Hospital 1912 - 1916

WW1 service in Samoa, Egypt, at Gallipoli and in France

Invalided to NZ in January 1918.

Died of influenza


Obituary:  NZMJ 1918 17:225    BMJ 1918 2:685





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