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Biographical entry Wilson, Arthur Mitchell (1888 - 1947)

DSO, FRCOG

Born
24 August 1888
South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died
19 December 1947
Richmond, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Obstetrician

Summary

Arthur Mitchell Wilson was the most eminent Victorian obstetrician of his day, delivering on average one thousand babies a year.

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Events

1911
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Bachelor of Surgery (BCh) completed at the University of Melbourne
c. 1912 - c. 1915
Career position - Resident Medical Officer at Melbourne Hospital and Resident Staff at the Women's Hospital
1913
Education - Doctor of Medicine (MD) completed at the University of Melbourne
1915 - 1919
Career position - Captain then major and lieutenant-colonel in the Australian Imperial Force and commander of the 7th Field Ambulance
1918
Award - Distinguished Service Order (DSO) received
1919 -
Career position - Private practice in Victoria
1920 -
Career position - Honorary Obstetric Surgeon at the Women's Hospital, Melbourne
1926 -
Career position - Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Melbourne
1929 -
Award - Foundation Fellow of the Australian branch of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Published resources

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • Williams, Isobel, 'Dr Edward Wilson (1872-1912): Antarctic Hero ', Journal of Medical Biography, vol. 17, no. 2, 2009, pp. 111-115. Details

Online Resources

Walker, R.H.