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Biographical entry Shields, Charles James (1861 - 1897)

MB BCh Melbourne 1884; MRCS Oct 19th 1882; FRCS June 14th 1888.

16 September 1897
Hyde Central, Otago, New Zealand
General surgeon


Shields was educated at Trinity College Melbourne where he was Perry scholar. He was a scholar in Medicine of the University of Melbourne. He went to England in 1882 and on his return to Melbourne in 1899 was appointed Demonstrator of Anatomy in the University in May. RMO Melbourne. Practised for a time at Kew near Melbourne and for the last three years of his life at Hyde, Central Otago, NZ. Where he died on 16th September 1897 of pneumonia at the age of 36.

The Royal College of Surgeons of England