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Biographical entry Henderson, John Hunter (1869? - 1951?)

MRCS 10 November 1898; FRCS 12 June 1902; BA New Zealand 1890; MB CM Edinburgh 1895; LRCP 1898.

New Zealand
General surgeon


Born in New Zealand about 1869, he was educated at Dunedin, and graduated in arts in 1890. He took his medical training at Edinburgh, qualifying in 1895, and was house physician at the Royal Maternity and Simpson Memorial Hospital, Edinburgh, and house surgeon at the Royal Hospital for Children and Women, Bristol. After postgraduate courses at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, he took the Fellowship in 1902. Henderson then emigrated to Victoria, Australia, and practised for many years at Warrnambool, becoming surgeon to the District Hospital and a member of its committee He retired in 1946 and lived at 791 Malvern Road, Toorak. He appears to have died about 1951.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Information from H G Wheeler, Secretary, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons].

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