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Alan Arnold TENNENT

MB ChB (NZ) 1923, FRCS (Edin) 1926, MFARACS 1952, FFARACS 1954, MRCGP 1958, FRCGP 1970

Born Timaru 4 Sep 1899                            Died 30 Sep 1977

Alan Tennent

Educated at Nelson College

General Practitioner and Anaesthetist of Wellington

Visiting Anaesthetist, Wellington Hospital 1928 - 1961

From 1938, undertook gastroscopies at the hospital, for which he received £2/2/- per examination

During WW2, was CO 6th NZ Field Ambulance in the desert. Captured, and spent 1 year as a POW in Italy, 1941 - 1942. After his release, he was made DGMS 3rd NZ Division.

School Medical Officer, Department of Health 1961

Vice-President, NZ Society of Anaesthetists 1948 - 1952

Life Member, NZ Society of Anaesthetists 1969

 

Obituary: NZMJ 1977 88:492                                                  NZ Family Physician 1977 4:39

 

 

photograph courtesy War History collection, Alexander Turnbull Library
Last updated 29 October 2016.