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Biographical entry Savage, Thomas Copeland ( - 1915)

MRCS Nov 8th 1900; FRCS Dec 12th 1901; MB Lond 1900; BS (Gold Medal) 1901; LRCP Lond 1900.

14 August 1915
Port Koubba, Egypt
General surgeon


Educated at University College, London. He was elected Atkinson Morley Scholar in Surgery in 1901, and was Assistant Demonstrator in Anatomy and Clinical Assistant in the Out-patient Department at the University College Hospital. He was also Clinical Assistant at the Royal London Ophthalmic Hospital.

In 1902-1903 he went out to New Zealand, and settled at 27 Princes Street, Auckland, where he soon attained to a high professional position, being appointed Surgeon to the General Hospital, Auckland, Consulting Surgeon to the North Auckland Hospital, and Examiner in Surgery to the University of New Zealand.

On the outbreak of the European War (1914-1918) he volunteered for service and joined the New Zealand Army Medical Corps, with which he served till his death, when he held the rank of Major. He died at the New Zealand Military Hospital, Port Koubba, Egypt, on Aug 14th, 1915. His name is inscribed in the Roll of Honour (see 1919).

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