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Harold Delf Gillies

Unknown photographer. [Sir Harold Gillies & Mr. P. M. Holland] (Auckland Star, 22 February 1956).Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira - PH-CNEG-S554. Auckland Museum has yet to establish the copyright status of this image; restrictions may apply.

Unknown photographer. [Sir Harold Gillies & Mr. P. M. Holland] (Auckland Star, 22 February 1956).Auc …


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    Harold Delf AWMM
  • Surname
    Gillies AWMM
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    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

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  • Birth
    17 June 1882 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
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Training and Enlistment

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  • Pre-eminent plastic surgeon of the First and Second World Wars. Founder of the British Association of Plastic Surgeons.

    Husband of Kathleen Margaret Jackson from 1911 until her death in 1957 and then Marjorie Ethel Clayton from November 1957.

    Received Knighthood in 1930. AWMM


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  • Death
    10 September 1960 AWMM
    Age 78 AWMM
    MaryleboneLondon AWMM
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