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Biographical entry Fetherston, Richard Herbert Joseph (1864 - 1943)

Born
2 May 1864
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died
3 June 1943
St Kilda, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Physician

Summary

Richard Herbert J. Featherstone became a resident medical officer at the Women's Hospital, Melbourne in 1887 and from 1914-24 was a gynaecologist at the (Royal) Melbourne Hospital. He also served as Director- General of the Australian Army medical services 1914-1919.

Archival resources

Australian War Memorial Research Centre

  • Richard Herbert Fetherston - Records; Australian War Memorial Research Centre. Details

Tracy Maund Historical Collection, Royal Women's Hospital

  • Richard Herbert Fetherston - Records; Tracy Maund Historical Collection, Royal Women's Hospital. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Forster, Frank M. C., 'Fetherston, Richard Herbert Joseph (1864-1943)', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 8, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1981, pp. 489-490. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A080516b.htm. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.