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Biographical entry Craig, Robert Gordon (1870 - 1931)

Born
23 May 1870
Ardrossan, Ayrshire, Scotland
Died
2 September 1931
Ulinda, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Surgeon

Summary

Robert Gordon Craig was a surgeon at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital from 1901 to 1931 and lectured in surgery at the University of Sydney from 1914. Craig enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force in 1915 and served in the No 1 Hospital Ship in Australia and the Mediterranean. From 1917 he was surgeon at the Randwick Military Hospital. Robert Craig was a foundation fellow of the College of Surgeons Australasia and one-time president of the New South Wales Branch of the British Medical Association. He also endowed a urological fellowship at the University of Sydney and the Royal Prince Alfred and Royal Alexandra Hospitals.

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1878
Life event - Migrated to Australia (Sydney)
1894
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Master of Surgery (ChM) completed at the University of Sydney
1894 - 1895
Career position - Resident Medical Officer at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
c. 1895 - 1908
Career position - Private practice in Newtown
1901 - 1910
Career position - Honorary Assistant Surgeon at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
c. 1910
Career position - Council member of the British Medical Association, New South Wales branch
1911 - 1925
Career position - Honorary Surgeon at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
1914 -
Career position - Lecturer in Surgery at the University of Sydney
1915 -
Career position - Lieutenant-Colonel in the Australian Imperial Force
1915 - 1916
Career position - Ship Surgeon with the No. 1 Hospital Ship Karoola in the Mediterranean and Australia
1917
Career position - Surgeon at the Randwick Military Hospital, Sydney
1917 - 1918
Career position - President of the British Medical Association, New South Wales branch
1926 - 1929
Career position - Honorary Urological Surgeon at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
1928 -
Career position - Foundation Fellow of the College of Surgeons of Australasia
1930 -
Career position - Consultant to the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

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McCarthy, G.J.