Biographical entry Butler, Arthur Graham (1872 - 1949)
- 25 May 1872
Kilcoy, Queensland, Australia
- 27 February 1949
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
- Physician and Medical historian
Arthur Butler served in the Australian Army Medical Corps during the First World War and wrote a three volume history of the Australian Army Medical Services.
Born Kilcoy, Queensland, 25 May 1872. Died Canberra, 27 February 1949. DSO 1915. Educated St John's College, Cambridge (BA 1894, BC 1897, MB 1899). General practice, Kilcoy 1900-01; general practice, Gladstone 1902-07; postgraduate work, University of Sydney 1908; private practice as a gynaecologist and obstetrician, Brisbane 1909-14 ; medical officer, Australian Imperial Force 1914-19; resumed his private practice 1920-26; medical officer of the Royal Military College 1927-30; medical officer of the Federal Capital Territory 1928-31; wrote official war history of the Australian Army Medical Services (published 1930, 1940 and 1943). Queensland president, British Medical Association 1920.
Australian War Memorial Research Centre
- Arthur Graham Butler - Records, 1914 - 1920; Australian War Memorial Research Centre. Details
Private hands (Hancock, Lady)
- Arthur Graham Butler - Records, 1972 - 1949; Private hands (Hancock, Lady). Details
- Garton, Stephen, 'Anzac Health: A. G. Butler and the Writing of the Official Medical History of Australia During the 1914-18 War', in Kate Darian-Smith (ed.), Working Papers in Australian Studies, Nos. 88-96, Sir Robert Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, 1994, London, 1994, pp. 97-109. Details
- Gurner, C. M., 'Butler, Arthur Graham (1872-1949)', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 7, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1979, pp. 502-503. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A070507b.htm. Details
Created: 20 October 1993, Last modified: 13 February 2018
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