Born Ashburton 12 May 1919 Died Wellington 23 Nov 2012
Educated at Ashburton High School, and at Otago University
HS, Palmerston North Hospital 1944 - 1946
Locum RMO, St Mary's Hospital for Women and Children, Plaistow, England 1946
Postgraduate studies at the Middlesex Hospital, London (primary FRCS course) 1946 - 1947
HS, Miller General Hospital, Greenwich 1947. Attended course at the Cancer Hospital (Royal Marsden).
Locum Surgical Registrar, Canadian Red Cross Hospital, Taplow, 1948
HS, then Orthopaedic Registrar, at the Derbyshire Royal Infirmary 12/1948 - 1/1950
Surgical Registrar, Lambeth Hospital, London 1950. Also, locum Surgical Registrar, Woolwich Memorial Hospital, Shooters Hill.
Locum Surgeon-Superintendent, Ashburton Hospital 1951
Full-time Surgeon, Oamaru Hospital 1951 - 1954
Surgeon-Superintendent, Oamaru Hospital 1955 - 1964
Study leave 1960, doing a course in Birmingham, and was attached to the surgical department of the Bristol Royal Infirmary
Superintendent-in-Chief, Wellington Hospital Board 18 Jan 1965 - 11 May 1984
photograph courtesy Caleb Tucker