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William YOUNG

MB CM (Edin) 1892, MD 1894, FRCS (Edin) 1901, FRACS 1927, Hon FACS

Born Wellington 1869                           Died Wellington 23 Jan 1959

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Educated at the Thorndon Classical School and Wellington College. Medical studies in Edinburgh.

RMO, Royal Hospital for Children and Women, London, 1893

Medical Superintendent, Hinckley Small Pox Hospital, Leicestershire, 1894 - 1895

Returned to Wellington 1895

Honorary Visiting Surgeon, Wellington Hospital 1905 - 1929

WW1 service

In 1921, he bought a large house at 33 Hobson St and converted it into a 25-30 bed Hospital which had a large operating theatre. It was a successful concern until high maintenance costs forced its closure after WW2.

Chairman of Council, NZ branch BMA 1913 - 1914, 1915, 1917 - 1918. President, 1922 - 1923

photograph courtesy J O Mercer collection

Obituary:  NZMJ 1959  58:212

Last updated 29 October 2016.