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Biographical entry Morris, Walter John (1924? - 1958)

MRCS and FRCS 9 December 1954; FRCS Ed 1954; MB ChM Sydney 1945.

18 May 1958
Sydney, Australia
Orthopaedic surgeon


Educated at the University of Sydney, he was resident medical officer at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in 1945-46 and again in 1948, and orthopaedic registrar. During 1946-47 he was a teaching Fellow in the University, first in pathology and then physiology. He was in Britain 1954-56, took the Edinburgh and English Fellowships, and served as registrar at Lord Mayor Treloar's Orthopaedic Hospital, Alton, Hants. He then returned to practise at Kangarooby, Goolagong, New South Wales. He was elected to the staff of the Repatriation General Hospital, Concord, and practised later at 39 Wellington Road, East Lindfield, Sydney, where he died on 18 May 1958.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Med J Austral 1958, 1, 928 without memoir; information from Professor K F Russell FRACS].

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