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Biographical entry Savage, John James ( - 1950)

MRCS 8 November 1917; FRCS 10 June 1926; LRCP 1917; MB BCh Oxford 1918.

Narrogin, Western Australia
General surgeon


Born and educated in Western Australia, he came to Oxford as a Rhodes scholar in 1910, and completed his clinical training at St Bartholomew's Hospital, where he served as house surgeon. He held resident posts at the Metropolitan Hospital, St Mary's, Queen Charlotte's, the Freemasons', the North Eastern Fever Hospital, and the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading. He qualified in 1917, was commissioned in the RAMC and attached to the Royal Air Force, with which he served during the remainder of the war of 1914-1918.

He took the Fellowship in 1926, and then returned to Western Australia, where he practised at Mackie Street, Victoria Park, Perth, and later at 40 Falcon Street, Narrogin. During the war of 1939-45 he was medical officer in command of the Narrogin Military Camp from 1940 to 1943. He died at Narrogin in 1950.

The Royal College of Surgeons of England