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David Carmichael Monro

Brigadier K MacCormick with officers of Mobile Surgical Unit, Egypt. New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency. Ref: DA-01950-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23007230

Brigadier K MacCormick with officers of Mobile Surgical Unit, Egypt. New Zealand. Department of Inte …


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    Sir AWMM
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    David Carmichael AWMM
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    Monro AWMM
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  • Birth
    19 May 1886 AWMM Palmerston NorthManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
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    David Monro was born in Lucerne, Switzerland Public - Chris - Other relative - 28 January 2023 - Clive Akers biography of David's father
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    His parents married in Nelson in 1885, after which they travelled in Europe for about 1 year. David Public - Chris - Other relative - 28 January 2023 - See the biography of his father, C J Monro, written by Clive Akers (2008): Monro, The Life and Tiems of the Man who Gave New Zealand Rugby.
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  • Possibly born in Lucerne Switzerland. Education Wellington College and University of Edinburgh Medical School.

    Professor of Military Surgery at RAMC College, Millbank London England. AWMM


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  • Death
    6 December 1960 AWMM
    LondonEngland AWMM
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  • References
    Pat Clarkson Medical Practitioner Research Project (January 2014 - March 2022). This project identified Medical Practioners who served in WWI. AWMM
    Macintyre I, Munro A. The Monros - three medical dynasties with a common origin. The journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh 2015;45:67-75. AWMM


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28 January 2023Chris Omokoroa, NZOther relative

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