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Unwin, William Howard, d.1945

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Unwin, William Howard, d.1945


Unwin, William Howard, d.1945

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William Howard Unwin, MRCS LRCP 1898, MB Lon 1899, FRCS 1901, BS Lon 1902, MD Lon 1904. Regd 31 May 1903: Wellington/Timaru. Born in London and partly educated in Germany. Trained at CCH; gold medal in obstetrics 1899. PG studies in obstetrics in Dresden, then 2 yrs as ship's surgeon. Med supt Timaru Hospital 1904-07. Served in WW1. President NZ Branch British Medical Association 1944-45. Died in Timaru 25 Dec 1945 aged 74. Father of Dr Peter Unwin (regd 1938).

Collection includes copies of notes for 2 addresses given on anatomy (15p.) and alcohol and motor accidents (17p); copy of 24 pages from family scrapbook; obits Timaru Post and Herald; Unwin Hut publication 1983 by NZ Alpine Club; copy of University of London presentation May 9th 1900 (WH Unwin received 1st class obstetric medicine scholarship and medal); copies of notes for 4 papers by Dr Unwin; reproduction of sculptured medallion of Dr Unwin now in Timaru Hospital.


Dates covered:

1904 - 1945

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