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Biographical entry Stump, Claude Witherington (1891 - 1971)

Born
28 October 1891
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Died
23 September 1971
Mona Vale, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Medical scientist

Summary

Claude Witherington Stump was Professor of Embryology and Histology, University of Sydney 1928-1956 and Associate Professor 1926-1928. Earlier he was professor at the University of Bangkok, Siam 1924-1926.

Details

Events

1912 - 1913
Career position - Served with a unit of the British Red Cross attached to the Serbian army during the Balkan War
December 1914 - December 1916
Career position - Fought on the Western Front in the 8th Battalion of the King's Own Scottish Borderers
1917
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Bachelor of Surgery (ChB) completed at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland
October 1917 - November 1919
Career position - Served in France with the 11th Field Ambulance of the Australian Army Medical Corps
1920 - 1921
Career position - House Physician, later house Surgeon at the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh
1920 - 1921
Career position - Demonstrator and Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh
1920 - 1922
Career position - Crichton research scholarship in anatomy in Edinburgh
1923
Education - Doctor of Medicine (MD) received from the University of Edinburgh
1924
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Edinburgh
1924 - 1926
Career position - Professor at the University of Bangkok in Siam
1926 - 1928
Career position - Associate Professor at the University of Sydney
1928 - 1956
Career position - Professor of Embryology and Histology at the University of Sydney
1930
Award - Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE)
1956
Life event - Retired

Archival resources

University of Sydney, Archives

  • Claude Witherington Stump - Records, 1921 - 1933, P 121; University of Sydney, Archives. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Stone, Jonathan, 'Stump, Claude Witherington (1891-1971), Army Officer and Professor of Histology and Embryology', in John Ritchie and Diane Langmore (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 16, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2002, pp. 339-340. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A160405b.htm. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.