Richard William DURAND

MRCS (Eng) LRCP (Lond) 1928, MRCGP 1960

Born India 4 Jun 1903                          Died Palmerston North 1988

Richard Durand

Educated in England

Served with the RAF in WW2. After being shot down, served for a time as MO on the troop ship Queen Elizabeth. Later he was MO at a RAF training establishment in England.

Post-war, he worked as Medical Superintendent Belfast City Hospital, before emigrating to New Zealand in 1950

Superintendent-in-Chief, Wellington Hospital Board 1950 - 1956

Visiting MO, Greytown Hospital, before moving to Otaki where he established a general practice.

photograph courtesy Wellington Hospital photographic archive
Last updated 30 October 2016.