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Leslie Gordon AUSTIN

MB ChB (NZ) 1924

Born Lyttleton 1888                           Died Wellington 19 Aug 1963

Leslie Austin

Educated in Lyttleton and at Christchurch Boys' High School

Initially trained as a teacher, and taught for some years becoming Headmaster of South Loburn School, Canterbury


Commenced medical studies at Otago in 1919


HS, Kawakawa and Timaru Hospitals, and assistant at the Cashmere Sanitorium


Came to Wellington in 1926, establishing a large practice.


Honorary Physician, Wellington Children's Hospital 1926 - 1928


Obituary: NZMJ 1963 62:628





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