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Earl STEVENSON-WRIGHT  MBE

MB ChB (NZ) 1937, DA RCP (lond) RCS (Eng) 1947

Born Dannevirke 16 Feb 1909                            Died Raumati Beach 23 Jun 1988

Earl Stevenson-Wright

Educated at St Patrick;s College, Wellington

HS, Wellington Hospital 1937 - 1938

Established general practice in Newtown in 1939

In 1940, he sailed with the NZMC 2NZEF, and saw service in Greece and Crete. Captured and spent time in a German prisoner of war camp. Volunteered while there to go to a Russian prisoner of war camp where an outbreak of typhus had occurred.

Post-war went to England and completed his anaesthetic training in Oxford.

Returned to NZ in 1948, and resumed general practice in Newtown

Visiting Anaesthetist, Wellington Hospital 1939 - 1951

Retired from general practice in 1982

photograph courtesy NZMJ

Obituary: NZMJ 1988  101:675

Last updated 30 October 2016.