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Biographical entry Platt, Albert Edward (1901 - )

7 June 1901
Perth, Western Australia, Australia


Albert Edward Platt was a bacteriologist who taught at University of Adelaide 1935-41 before moving on to Prince Henry Hospital, Sydney as a bacteriologist.


Born 7 June 1901. Educated Universities of Sydney (MB, BS), Adelaide (MD), Cambridge (PhD) and London (Dip. Bact.). MO, New Guinea 1929-32, Gwynaeth Pretty Research Scholar, Department of Pathology, Cambridge 1933-34, Lecturer in charge, Department of Bacteriology, University of Adelaide 1935-38, Professor of Bacteriology 1938-41, Acting Director, Department of Pathology, Prince Henry Hospital, Sydney 1942-44, Bacteriologist, Prince Henry Hospital 1945-48.

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  • Anon, 'Obituary: Albert Edward Platt', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 1948, no. 1, 1948, p. 635. Details
  • Platt, A. E., 'Obituary: Dr. W. W. C. Topley', Australian Journal of Science, vol. 6, no. 5, 1944, p. 148. Details

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