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Douglas Waddell Jolly

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas Waddell AWMM
  • Surname
    Jolly AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
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  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1904 AWMM CromwellOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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  • Enlistment
    Spanish Civil War 1936 AWMM Medical practitioner AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
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  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Doctor Douglas Jolly graduated from the Otago Medical School in 1929, and became recognised as one of the most notable war surgeons of the 20th Century, serving in the Spanish Civil War and World War Tow he help to develop a system of mobile emergency surgery that is credited with saving the lives of more patients with abdoninal injuries than any other factor. This system became standard practice and was also used during the Korean and Vietnam wars. (150 Alumni Heroes, University of Otago Magazine) AWMM
    • Douglas Waddell Jolly graduated MBChB from the University of Otgao in 1932. Public - George Frederick - Researcher - 8 July 2022 - University of New Zealand - Roll of Graduates, Whitcombe & Tombs, Christchurch c. 1962 p.182. Mind you, the UK & Ireland Medical Directory of 1935, p. 186, records the date as 1930!
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Death

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  • Death
    1983 AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
    'Douglas Jolly', (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 21-Aug-2014
    http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/people/douglas-jolly
    Further Reference
  • References
    • Jolly, Douglas W. (1940). Field surgery in total war. London: Hamish Hamilton Ltd. AWMM
    • Derby, M. (2009). Kiwi companeros : New Zealand and the Spanish Civil War. Christchurch, N.Z.: Canterbury University Press. AWMM

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08 July 2022George FrederickDunedinResearcher

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