James Kennedy ELLIOTT OBE

MB ChB (Edin) 1932, MRCS (Eng) LRCP (Lond) 1934, FRCS (Eng) 1934, FRACS 1938

Born Wellington 24 Aug 1908                         Died Wellington 19 Jan 1968

J K Elliott

Educated at Wellington College

Went directly to Edinburgh from College

HS, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary

Registrar to Reginald Watson-Jones at the Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry.

Honorary Visiting Assistant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Wellington Hospital 1936 - 1939

WW2 service: RMO, 18th Auckland Battalion 1939/40 DADM NZ Division in the Middle East, Greece and Crete.

Toward the end of the war, as Orthopaedic Consultant to the NZ Government, he travelled widely, studying the rehabilitation of amputees. Spent some of this time at Roehampton.

Visiting Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon, Wellington Hospital 1945 - 1968


Obituary: NZMJ 1968 67:436




photograph courtesy War History collection, Alexander Turnbull Library
Last updated 25 October 2016.