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Biographical entry Smith, Clive Nigel (1887 - 1944)

MRCS and FRCS 10 June 1920; MB Sydney 1909.

4 January 1887
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
27 May 1944
Edgecliff, Australia
Orthopaedic surgeon


Born at Sydney, New South Wales, on 4 January 1887, second son of Charles Smith, banker, and his wife, née Single. He was educated at the Fort Street High School and Sydney University. During the first world war he served in the Australian Army Medical Corps, and was promoted to the rank of major. He took the Fellowship in 1920 and, returning to Sydney, was appointed orthopaedics and special therapeutics surgeon at Sydney Hospital in 1923. He resigned in 1932. Smith married in 1922 Eileen O'Brien, who survived him, but without children. He died on 27 May 1944 at Edgecliff, near Sydney. He had practised at 143 Macquarie Street, Sydney.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Med J Austral 1944, 1, 524, notice of death without memoir; information from Mrs Smith].

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