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Biographical entry Beet, William Ironside Ashley (1878 - 1957)

9 December 1878
Sheepwash, Devon, England
27 April 1957
Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia
Medical practitioner


William Ironside Ashley Beet migrated to Queensland with his family in 1886. In 1896 he travelled back to England to study medicine. In 1901 he qualified as a licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians and was admitted to the Royal College of Surgeons. He returned to Queensland in 1902 and was appointed medical officer at a small hospital in Beaudesert as well as allowed a private practice. He completed a diploma in public health from the Royal College of Surgeons in England 1912 and returned to Beaudesert.

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