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Archibald Hector McIndoe

Sir Archibald Hector McIndoe. Ref: 1/2-C-10320-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand.

Sir Archibald Hector McIndoe. Ref: 1/2-C-10320-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealan …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Archibald Hector AWMM
  • Surname
    McIndoe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Archie AWMM
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    Male AWMM
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About birth

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  • Birth
    4 May 1900 BDM, births; NZHistory online DunedinOtago BDM, births; NZHistory online
  • Date of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Dunedin, Otago AWMM
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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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  • Second of four children of John McIndoe and Mabel Hill (a well known New Zealand Artist). Brother of John Leslie McIndoe (9014) also an artist and a POW in WW2.

    Graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB) in 1923 from University of Otago Medical School. McIndoe started an intership with Waikato Hospital, but had recieved a recommendation for a scholarship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

    Consultant plastic surgeon to the Royal Air Force (RAF) at Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead during WWII. Patients at the hospital formed the Guinea Pig Club. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    12 April 1960 AWMM
    Age 59 AWMM
    LondonEngland AWMM
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